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.
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
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!
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.
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!