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.
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.
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.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/26/2012 - 14:49
Florida Senator, Marco Rubio, has been trying to increase his popularity among voters - especially Latino voters. The Cuban politician has become more vocal about his opposition to the Dream Act and his thoughts on immigration rights since presidential candidate, Mitt Romney announced that Rubio was on his list for possible VP.
We are counting down his best 5 quotes about immigration and The Dream Act:
By Samantha Leal | 04/24/2012 - 15:53
Republican Senator Marco Rubio will be discussing "the future of U.S. policy" at the Brookings Institution tomorrow (Wednesday), reports the Washington Post. The senator, who most (um, if not everyone) would say has been eyeing the Republican vice president bid, will be discussing whether U.S. global leadership is sustainable in the 21st century.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/19/2012 - 14:32
Time Magazine recently unraveled their coveted 100 Most Influential People in the World list featuring seven Latinos who inspire, motivate, and shine like none other. Take a look at who made the cut and let us know who your favorite it!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/18/2012 - 16:39
Florida Senator, Marco Rubio, has been increasing his cred as a possible vice president for the GOP. Since presidential candidate, Mitt Romney announced that Rubio was on his list for possible VP, the Cuban politician has become more vocal about his stance for increasing jobs and supporting immigration rights.
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/11/2012 - 11:13
Even though the 2012 Republican presidential nominee has not be chosen, Washington, D.C., where I’ve lived for more than five years, is buzzing with this year’s “Veepstakes” parlor game. This is where “insiders,” political big wigs and regular friends make predictions in political columns, out at dinner, or on Facebook about who will be named frontrunner Mitt Romney’s Vice President. In Las Vegas, actual bets are being placed!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/24/2011 - 12:18
On Tuesday, 90-year-old former First Lady Nancy Reagan slipped and fell during an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley today. Luckily, Senator Marco Rubio was there to catch Nancy before she hit the ground (see the video below).
By Irasema Romero | 05/24/2011 - 14:04
Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio may be on the short list for the Republican vice-presidential nomination for the 2012 elections, but his stance on immigration may hurt his chances to appeal to Latino voters.