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.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/27/2011 - 09:00
President Barack Obama has recieved some major support from Hollywood in the past and Monday night was no different, except this time he had a different target demographic: Latinos. Our cover girl Eva Longoria (who recently declared her ongoing support for Obama) and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas co-hosted a fundraising party in Los Angeles for 120 people who paid anywhere from $5,000-$35,00 to attend.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/25/2011 - 16:37
In a speech that touched on the economy and the debt crisis and acknowledged Latinos’ frustration with lack of federal comprehensive immigration reform, a mostly solemn and tired-looking President Barack Obama urged audience Hispanics on Monday to “keep the heat on me,” but not forget that it is Republicans who bear the blame for Latino issues not being addressed on a federal level.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/03/2011 - 11:03
Jennifer Lopez and her hubby Marc Anthony get invited to all of the best parties and this Super Bowl Sunday is no exception.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/23/2009 - 17:07
Representative Hilda Solis is facing a tough battle when it comes to her Senate Confirmation for the Secretary of Labor position.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2008 - 13:02
We joined Remezcla.com and Voto Latino for their Election Night party held at SOB's in downtown NYC. What we found were hundreds of engaged and excited Latinos, some political junkies and others first time voters, but all absolutely energized by this historic presidential race.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2008 - 12:02
All eyes were on the Unites States last night, awaiting the results of the most historic election of our lifetime. When Obama was officially declared the 44th president of the USA, celebrations spanned the globe from the streets of Harlem to the slums of Kibera, Nairobi! Here's what global leaders and everyday people all around the world had to say about President Elect Barack Obama's resounding success in the 2008 presidential election:
By Mariela Rosario | 10/24/2008 - 13:35
You've certainly heard about ACORN, but have you been keeping tabs on the voter suppression techniques that are being exploited to keep Latinos out of the booths? A perfect example of this can be found in New Mexico, a state that is approximately 40% Latino, giving it the honor of being the most "Latin" state of the union. Among those 1 million Latino residents, almost 70% will be supporting Barack Obama come Nov. 4th. This may be scaring some Republican operatives in the state who have launched a campaign of voter intimidation.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2008 - 15:08
With 9.5 million registered voters, Latinos are poised to play a historically decisive role in the 2008 presidential election. The youth in particular find themselves in a position of power–with the population of young Latino voters exploding 60% from 2000 through 2004.