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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Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria
5 Reasons Eva Longoria will be awesome on Bill Maher tonight!
By Kamren Curiel | 02/01/2013 - 12:18

We all know Eva Longoria shines in front of the camera, but the flawless beauty who rose to fame playing sly adulteress Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, is more than just a famous face. Longoria's committed to empowering the Latino community and succeeded at enfranchising millions to vote. We can't wait to see her school America as a panelist alongside N.J.


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President Barack Obama talks about not deporting illegal immigrant children
President Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan in Nevada Today
By Kamren Curiel | 01/29/2013 - 14:06

In an attempt to make swift moves on immigration reform, President Obama will unveil his plan in Las Vegas, Nevada today. After winning a historical 71% of the Latino vote in November, Obama chose to lay down his proposal in a state where over a quarter of the population is Latino.


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Cristina Costantini
Inspiring Latina of the Week: ABC/Univision's National Affairs Correspondent Cristina Costantini
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 01/24/2013 - 11:03

It's not everyday that you meet a 24-year-old who works as a National Affairs Correspondent. Then again, Cristina Costantini isn't your typical 24-year-old.


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Hilda Solis at the 2011 Imagen Awards
Hilda Solis Leaves Her Post as First Hispanic U.S. Labor Secretary
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2013 - 11:44

The country’s first Hispanic labor secretary has backed down from her post.


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Joaquin Castro Elected President of Democrat Freshmen of 113th Congress
Joaquin Castro Elected President of Democrat Freshmen of 113th Congress
By Fox News Latino | 01/08/2013 - 09:37

Congress freshman Joaquin Castro has begun the new phase of his political career with a splash.

With hardly a week on the job, the Texas Democrat has been chosen by his peers to be president of the freshman class of Democrats in the 113th Congress.

The honor comes just months after his twin brother, Julian, made history when he was selected to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Julian Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, was the first Latino to have such a role in a Democratic National Convention.


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Marie Lopez Rogers
Obama-Praised Latina Is Living the American Dream
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 16:42

Marie Lopez Rogers has come a long way since childhood, often spent in the cotton fields of scorching Arizona.


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COMMENTARY: The New Face of America is Browner, Younger and More Female
By Dolores Prida | 11/14/2012 - 14:49

Are your ears ringing? Is your cell phone buzzing? Got lots of texting inviting you to the prom? Any flowers and candy yet?

With the tremendous role the Latino vote played in last week’s presidential election, the courting has begun for next time around. All of a sudden, after being bullied for years, we are the most popular girl in high school.


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America Ferrera at the End of Watch premiere
America Ferrera Says Latino Voters Have "Finally Woken Up"
By Samantha Leal | 11/09/2012 - 21:43

Latino voters turned out in record numbers for the election this year, helping to decide key races in states like Colorado, Nevada, Massachusetts and Texas. In a column for The Daily Beast, actress and activist America Ferrera voices her pride on the Latino voter turnout, but also stresses the need for continued engagement. 


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