By Mariela Rosario | 11/02/2010 - 17:00
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 Rubio has managed to shake up the current senate race by galvanizing the Tea party movement in Florida where he is facing off against Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meeks.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2009 - 09:34
Sounds like an unlikely evolution, right? But that's exactly the path that Ben Reed followed. Reed is a longtime Idaho radio DJ and a former Mormon missionary. He was also a committed Republican, until love changed everything.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/29/2009 - 16:45
Chip Saltsman is currently a candidate in the running to become the next chairman of the Republican National Committee. We were already pretty miffed at him for recording that "Barack the Magic Negro" song and distributing it on a CD to all of his cohorts for Christmas. But wait! It gets worse. Apparently on the very same CD of offensive tunes, he also recorded a little diddy called "The Star Spanglish Banner" in which he derides Latino immigrants.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 11:54
Pitbull always speaks his mind and he was no different the last time he spoke with Latina.Com. We were interested to hear his perspective on politics especially after hearing "American War," the controversial single he dropped on his mixtape, Free Agent criticizing President Bush. After talking with us about his upcoming projects, the talk turned to politics and Pitbull shared his opinions on the upcoming election and why he's voting for a Democrat.