President Barack Obama talks about not deporting illegal immigrant children
A Latina Watches the State of the Union at the White House
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/13/2013 - 16:31

I was one a few dozen people invited to an exclusive State of the Union Social at the White House with an “enhanced” speech. Staffers, interns, and techies made graphics for the TV monitor that illustrated with data key parts of President Barack Obama’s address.


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Marco Rubio Drink of Water after State of Union Address
Marco Rubio: GOP Star's Watershed Moment Sets Social Media Abuzz
By Fox News Latino | 02/13/2013 - 12:03

It was billed as Sen. Marco Rubio's watershed moment. 

His audition for a potential Presidential run in 2016. 

But no one expected the water break moment of the year.

During the Florida Senator's much anticipated Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night, Rubio spoke of the problems of big government, but it was his small sip of water in the middle of his live speech that was all the buzz with Latinos on social media.


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Florida Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Says Homosexuality Is a Sin
By Samantha Leal | 12/06/2012 - 16:41

Senator Marco Rubio answered a question that many people had been wondering about the conservative politician who had been trying to draw moderate voters: Does he think homosexuality is a sin? 


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Did Marco Rubio Slam Pitbull?
Did Marco Rubio Slam Pitbull?
By Sugey Palomares | 11/20/2012 - 15:56

Marco Rubio is switching up his political discourse and debating over music for his recent GQ cover story. The Republican Florida Senator is known as a hip-hop lover, but apparently that doesn’t include Pitbull’s “Don’t Stop The Party” type of anthems.


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Marco Rubio at the Republican National Convention
Election 2012: Did Marco Rubio Upstage GOP Nominee Mitt Romney at the RNC?
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/04/2012 - 16:00

Considered by many a “rising star” in the Republican party, Senator Marco Rubio’s introduction of Mitt Romney was nothing short of high voltage.  Florida’s junior Senator defended his GOP values of small government and free enterprise, with plugs to liberty--this last principle illustrated with personal touches, references to his immigrant Cuban parents, and some phrases in Spanish.  Although not quite stealing the show at the 2012 Republican National Convention, he got close and got it back on track after surpri


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Eva Longoria at the Monte Carlo TV Festival in June 2012
Latino Celeb Reactions to Supreme Court Immigration Decision
By Sugey Palomares | 06/27/2012 - 13:15

Everyone has been buzzing about the U.S. Supreme Court striking down most of the provisions in the Arizona’s immigration law (also known as SB 1070), but leaving the "papers please" law set in place. Check out what these Latino celebs have to say about it below!


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Marco Rubio Memior An American Son Book
5 Things We Learned About Marco Rubio From His Memoir ‘An American Son’
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:06

Marco Rubio’s recently released memoir, An American Son, gives us insight into his life and beginnings. The Republican Vice President hopeful talks about his Cuban family, coming to grips with his heritage and parlaying that into a successful political career. But there were a few things that we didn’t know about Rubio (or at least, not in his words). Here are our top 5 takeaways:

He suffered from a medical complication as a child that could have killed him.


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Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney
Election 2012: What’s the Deal With the GOP Vice President Pick?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/17/2012 - 15:30

With Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich out, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is honing in on a Vice President to complete the Republican ticket.  This process of tapping a running mate is called the “Veepstakes”—a guessing game where bets are being placed on Twitter, cable TV and even in Vegas.  Of course no one but a handful of trusted advisors and family members know the short list of names the former governor of Massachusetts is really considering.


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Florida Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Says Separating Cubans from Hispanics is "Offensive”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2012 - 13:04

Despite tackling the immigration subject full force with a revised version of the Dream Act, Marco Rubio still lacks popularity among Latino voters. Some reports claim that the Florida Senator won’t appeal to the mass Latino population because he’s Cuban-American.


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Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Antonio Villaraigosa Says Marco Rubio’s Revised Dream Act Creates “Second Class Status”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/02/2012 - 11:20

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently criticized Marco Rubio’s immigration push and revised version of the Dream Act, which would legalize immigrants to stay in the country who have graduated from high school and hope to obtain a college education or join the military.


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