Time Magazine Says: Latinos Will Pick the Next President
Time Magazine Says: Latinos Will Pick the Next President
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 09:38

Two powerful words adorn the latest Time Magazine cover related to Election 2012 - “Yo Decido” (“I Decide”). The cover story’s symbolic headline, accompanied by a montage of Latino headshots, reveals the importance of the Latino vote. The piece written by Michael Scherer especially zooms in on Arizona’s primary elections taking place Feb.


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Sh*t Politicians Say to Latinos
Video: 'Sh*t Politicians Say to Latinos'
By Latina Staff | 02/22/2012 - 16:12

We can't get enough of the "Sh*t (Fill in the Blank) Say" videos that have been springing up, and this edition is by far one of the funniest.  

Univision News posted their hilarious twist on the theme by highlighting funny comments politicians say geared toward Latinos. Be prepared to laugh until it hurts!

WATCH: 'Sh*t Latinos Don't Say'

 


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Mitt Romney
UPDATE: Mitt Romney Clarifies 'Very Poor' Comment
By Sugey Palomares | 02/03/2012 - 12:53

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is charging into damage-control-mode after making the shocking statement about ‘not being concerned’ for the lower class American population. During an interview with CNN, Romney, 64, declared, "I'm in this race because I care about Americans. I'm not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there.


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Romney Rejoices in Florida Victory
Romney Feels "Pretty Darn Good" After Florida Win
By Jill Pankow | 02/01/2012 - 13:14

Mitt Romney’s recent success in Florida sends him off to Minnesota and Nevada campaigns with an extra step of confidence. Florida’s bitter primary ended with Romney carrying 46% of the vote leaving opponents Newt Gingrich with 32%, Rick Santorum with 13% and 7% for Ron Paul according to the Florida Department of State. This Romney win has revealed him the front-runner in the fight to become the Republican Presidential candidate.


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Inspiring Latina: Samantha Garvey
Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Samantha Garvey
By Sugey Palomares | 01/30/2012 - 12:27

This week’s featured Inspiring Young Latina of the Week is named Samantha Garvey. The Salvadoran-American teenager has inspired her community and our nation with her determination to succeed against all odds. In December, the New York student and her family were evicted from their home and forced to live in a homeless shelter. Despite facing this challenge, Garvey maintained a 3.9 grade point average and became a semifinalist for a prestigious science competition. We are so proud of her strength, courage, and perseverance!


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Univision Poll
Poll Reveals Latinos Have Mixed Reviews About Obama's Reelection
By Sugey Palomares | 01/25/2012 - 12:04

With Election Day only nine months away, politicians are focused on reaching Latinos, which represent the fastest growing group of voters. According to a new poll by Latino Decisions for Univision News and ABC News, Latinos have mixed reviews on President Barack Obama’s reelection.

Latinos may be known for favoring Democrats at the polls, but they also have the power to sway the vote for upcoming conservative candidates in states like Nevada and Florida, which is set to cast their vote at the end of this month.


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State of the Union
5 Latino Moments From Last Night's State of the Union
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/25/2012 - 11:33

When President Barack Obama gave his state of the union speech on Tuesday night, Latinos played a role in the event, whether it was POTUS’s mention of immigration reform or the key (and surprising!) Latinos in the audience. Here are five Latino moments from last night's state of the union. 

1. Homeless student Samantha Garvey attends the speech


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Marco Rubio
Could Marco Rubio Help Mitt Romney Carry the Latino Vote?
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!


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The 11 Biggest Political Stories Of The Year
By Viviana Hurtado | 12/23/2011 - 11:00

The clock is counting down, not just to a New Year, but to one of the most exciting Presidential elections which may be determined by Latinos.  We decided to look back at the most important issues, policies, and political stories of 2011 that may influence for whom voters cast their ballots in 2012.


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The Latino Vote
Election 2012: The Latino Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/29/2011 - 16:30

We’re less than a year out from the 2012 Presidential Election, and Latinos are poised to determine who occupies the White House! Our growing segment of the electorate may register and vote in droves (we hope)—or, unhappy with President Barack Obama’s record on job creation and immigration reform, many may choose to sit the election out.


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