By Sugey Palomares | 03/18/2013 - 15:35 | 0 Comments
This morning, President Obama nominated Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez to succeed Hilda Solis' post as head of the Labor Department. Throughout his career as a civil rights lawyer, he has fought hard for working class families and vowed to continue on that path if confirmed. Perez would also become the first Dominican-American to...
By Kamren Curiel | 01/31/2013 - 14:27 | 0 Comments
On the heels of his highly anticipated immigration speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama spoke to two of the country's leading Spanish-language television networks about his immediate plan for immigration reform.
In interview with Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart, Obama said he's hopeful an...
By Samantha Leal | 01/22/2013 - 12:12 | 0 Comments
The 2013 Presidential Inauguration weekend was a momentous occasion – and a hugely significant one for us! From the first Latino inaugural poet to the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice swearing in Vice President Biden, Latinos took center stage and a more prominent role in Obama’s second inauguration. Here’s a look at some of our favorite moments of the weekend.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/09/2013 - 14:34 | 0 Comments
There’s no doubt about Latinos impact on last year’s election—we made up a historical 10% of the electorate—which is why President Obama chose avid supporter Eva Longoria to co-chair his presidential inauguration events at the Kennedy Center.
Longoria will be joined by George Lopez, Mario Lopez,...
By Samantha Leal | 11/15/2012 - 13:55 | 0 Comments
An analysis of poll data reveals that young Latinas were among the biggest supporters of Obama in the election, reports Fox News Latino. Both young Latinas and black women were largely representative in the...
By Sugey Palomares | 11/14/2012 - 17:28 | 0 Comments
President Barack Obama addressed the nation and reporters during his first press conference, since winning his reelection campaign against Mitt Romney, earlier today. Obama couldn’t avoid questions...
By Sugey Palomares | 11/07/2012 - 11:20 | 0 Comments
Latino voters proved to be the key demographic for politicians to focus on during Election 2012. With an estimated 24 million Hispanics eligible to hit the polls and at least 12 million expected to cast their ballot, Latinos were empowered to make their vote count – especially in swing states like Nevada, Florida, and Colorado.
Latinos came out to...
By Samantha Leal | 09/21/2012 - 09:36 | 0 Comments
President Barack Obama appeared on a Univision News forum, co-anchored by Jorge Ramos and Marie Elena Salinas, and admitted he failed to pass immigration reform, placing blame on a tough economic situation that became priority and a Republican Party that was unwilling to help.
"When we talked about...
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