Election Guide
How Republicans and Democrats Plan to Woo Latinos to the Polls
By Sugey Palomares | 04/16/2012 - 17:40

Every month at least 50,000 U.S. Latinos turn 18 and are legally allowed to vote, and that key statistic is greatly shaping the political discourse among Republicans and Democrats leading up to the 2012 Election Day. As February’s Time Magazine issue reported, the power of the Latino vote can ultimately decide who will win the upcoming presidential election.


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Eva Longoria and Barack Obama
Eva Longoria Named National Co-Chair of Obama’s Campaign
By Sugey Palomares | 02/23/2012 - 12:20

President Barack Obama is gathering up his A-team and biggest loyalists to help increase his approval numbers for the 2012 Presidential Election. One of the thirty-five nominees is Mexican actress and big-time Obama supporter, Eva Longoria.


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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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What is Sonia Sotomayor Doing on Sesame Street?
What is Sonia Sotomayor Doing on Sesame Street?
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:43

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is most recently using her vast knowledge and experience to dole out guidance and make rulings not in a courtroom, but on Sesame Street. Currently serving as the first Hispanic on the high court since President Barack Obama appointed her in 2009, this Puerto Rican is lending herself to the popular children’s show’s Youtube page according to Huffington Post.


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Cecilia Munoz
Meet President Obama’s New Latina Adviser!
By Amaris Castillo | 01/10/2012 - 16:12

The newly appointed director of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council is, you guessed it, Latina. 


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What Does the U.S. Secret Service Call Antonio Banderas?
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 11:30

For one night, Antonio Banderas was back to being Zorro.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, that’s the code name given to the 51-year-old Spanish actor during his fall fundraising event for President Barack Obama. The president’s U.S. Secret Service agents dubbed Banderas that, in reference to his role as Zorro in 1998’s The Mask of Zorro film.


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Black Eyed Peas and Big Time Rush
Black Eyed Peas & Big Time Rush to Perform at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony
By Adriana Rivera | 12/01/2011 - 16:00

Big Time Rush and the Black Eyed Peas are slated to perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting tonight, Dec. 1, according to PerezHilton.com.

Half-Dominican, half-Venezuelan member of Big Time Rush, Carlos Pena, and part-Mexican Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie will celebrate the national tree lighting with President Obama and his family.


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Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
Hispanic Man Sought in Shooting at White House
By Fox News Latino | 11/16/2011 - 08:30

The Secret Service has found a bullet that smashed a glass window at the White House before being stopped by special anti-ballistic glass shielding the building's interior, WRC-TV reported late Tuesday night.

US Park Police spokesman Sgt. David Schlosser said Sunday officers had obtained an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Oscar Ramiro Ortega, on a felony charge of carrying a dangerous weapon, in connection with the incident.


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President Obama
Election 2012: President Obama’s Stance on Immigration
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/08/2011 - 14:00

We're sure you've felt the heat around immigration—it's been one of the hottest social and political topics forever—or at least it feels like it.

So, in honor of the fact that we are exactly one year out from the 2012 Presidential elections we decided to decifer exactly where the candidates stand on the issue—beginning with President Barack Obama’s position.


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