Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney
Election 2012: What’s the Deal With the GOP Vice President Pick?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/17/2012 - 15:30

With Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich out, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is honing in on a Vice President to complete the Republican ticket.  This process of tapping a running mate is called the “Veepstakes”—a guessing game where bets are being placed on Twitter, cable TV and even in Vegas.  Of course no one but a handful of trusted advisors and family members know the short list of names the former governor of Massachusetts is really considering.


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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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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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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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Shakira
Shakira Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame!
By Adriana Rivera | 11/01/2011 - 15:45

There is no doubt that Shakira is a superstar, so finally, she will be honored with one of her own on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On November 8, the 2.354th star on the Walk will be named for the 34 year-old Colombian singer and philanthropist. She is being recognized for her achievements in the Category of Recording. The star will be located in front of the W Hollywood Hotel at the corner of Hollywood and Vine.


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Obama
President Obama on the Latino Education Crisis, the Dream Act & What He Loves About Hispanic Culture
By Galina Espinoza | 10/13/2011 - 15:11

In an unprecedented conversation, the American president talks to Latina about everything from whether there is a Latino education crisis to what it will take to get the Dream Act passed—and even shares what he loves about our culture (mole, anyone?).


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Antonio Banderas and Wife to Host Obama Fundraiser at Their Home
Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith to Host Obama Fundraiser at Their Home
By Adriana Rivera | 10/13/2011 - 10:39

On Oct. 24, President Obama will hold a Latino fundraising event at the Los Angeles home of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and his wife, Melanie Griffith, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Eva Longoria will co-host the first ever Latino gala supporting Obama’s candidacy.


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Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 18:19

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.


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President Obama Immigration
Obama's Immigration Law Crackdown Raises Challenges for States
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 16:45

The increased immigration law crackdown by President Barack Obama’s administration has brought more challenges to several states. According to The Washington Post, lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department are suing Alabama and Arizona and are also considering legal challenges to states such as Indiana, Georgia, and South Carolina.


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Eva Longoria is One of TV's Highest Paid Actresses
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 10:00

Our cover girl Eva Longoria supports President Barack Obama, but would pass the opportunity to run for his position. Recently honored at Variety’s 3rd Annual “Women of Power” event, the 36-year-old Mexican American actress said she plans on supporting Obama on his second campaign trail.


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