By Samantha Leal | 02/01/2013 - 12:49 | 0 Comments
Rush Limbaugh, the conservative Republican pundit who has often made unsubstantiated claims about Latino immigrants, has done it again. In a new rant on his radio show this past Wednesday, the most listened to radio show in the U.S., the host claimed that Mexicans are lazy and government-dependent.
In his lecture, he tries to explain why the...
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:06 | 0 Comments
Marco Rubio’s recently released memoir, An American Son, gives us insight into his life and beginnings. The Republican Vice President hopeful talks about his Cuban family, coming to grips with his heritage and parlaying that into a successful political career. But there were a few things that we didn’t know about Rubio (or at least, not in his...
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/14/2011 - 10:15 | 0 Comments
Newt Gingrich is up in the polls. Rick Perry is down. As the Republican field narrows before President Barack Obama’s challenger is chosen, we thought it was only fair to take to look at where these hopefuls stand on the key political issue of immigration, since we broke down the President's stance last week....
By Irasema Romero | 05/24/2011 - 14:04 | 1 Comment
Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio may be on the short list for the Republican vice-presidential nomination for the 2012 elections, but his stance on immigration may hurt his chances to appeal to Latino voters.
In a recent...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/10/2011 - 17:19 | 2 Comments
Squinting under the fierce El Paso sun, President Obama delivered a speech about immigration reform that reiterated the need for Congress to “catch up” with the rest of the country, which he says has formed a consensus that the “immigration system is broken.”
"We define ourselves as a nation of immigrants," insisted Obama. "A nation that welcomes...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/17/2010 - 17:30 | 0 Comments
This last election cycle gave us several “firsts” for Latinos in politics. Susana Martinez became the first Latina governor of a U.S. state. Brian Sandoval became the first Latino governor of Nevada and Idaho elected its first Latino to congress with Raul Labrador. Marco Rubio won a senate seat once occupied by Sen. Mel...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 12:00 | 15 Comments
Susana Martinez of New Mexico is the first Latina governor in the United States, beating incumbent Gov. Bill Richardson's handpicked successor, Diane Denish with 54% of the vote.
We wanted to find out more about this woman who just made history. Here's what we found out about Martinez:
Who is she?...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/02/2010 - 17:00 | 2 Comments
Political fervor is at an all-time high today with people heading to the polls for Election Day. We wanted to step back and take a look at two Latinos who have been making waves on either side of aisle in American politics. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio has been hailed as "the next Obama" by some in Democratic circles. While Marco...
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