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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Stacey Dash and Mitt Romney
Stacey Dash Writes 1,344 Word Essay on Why She Voted for Mitt Romney
By Sugey Palomares | 11/08/2012 - 13:13

Although President Obama received way more celebrity endorsements than Republican candidate Mitt Romney, the Senator is lucky enough to have Stacey Dash on his side.


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Ted Cruz at the Republican National Convention
Politician Ted Cruz Accused of Not Being Latino Enough
By Samantha Leal | 11/02/2012 - 15:11

Texas Politician and Cuban-American Ted Cruz is getting criticism from those who accuse him of not being Latino enough to represent Texas Hispanics in Congress.

The Republican Texas Senator hopeful is going up against Democrat Paul Sadler, and while his father is Cuban and immigrated to the United States, many say his stance doesn't align with that of the average Texas Latino, reports the Huffington Post.


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Early Voting in Florida
Could the Election be Postponed Because of Sandy?
By Samantha Leal | 10/31/2012 - 09:20

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, millions are without power and even more are dealing with the general devestation of the superstorm. Many on the East Coast are starting to wonder, among many other things, will voting areas be ready by election time on Tuesday? 


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Christina Aguilera and Hillary Clinton
WATCH: Hillary Clinton Honors Christina Aguilera for World Hunger Mission
By Sugey Palomares | 10/04/2012 - 14:00

Christina Aguilera is all about using her powerhouse voice for positive change.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honored The Voice judge for her philanthropy efforts in fighting against world hunger during the 2012 George McGovern Leadership Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C. yesterday.


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Eva Longoria at the Your Life Your Time Your Vote event in Charlotte NC
Watch: Eva Longoria Says There Won't Be 'Empty Chairs' in Her DNC Speech
By Sugey Palomares | 09/06/2012 - 13:00

As Eva Longoria prepares to take center stage and introduce President Obama at the Democratic National Convention tonight in Charlotte, North Carolina, she is promising her speech won’t be anything like Clint Eastwood’s “empty chair” speech at the RNC.


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