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8 Latinos In Time's "100 Most Influential People in the World" List
By Amaris Castillo | 04/18/2013 - 15:48

TIME released its tenth annual “Time 100” list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World today and we were so proud to see some Latinos dotted throughout the list, which covers everyone from icons to arists and pioneers. Below are the Latinos who made the coveted list!


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Susana Martinez
New Mexico Governor to Speak at GOP Convention - Won't Be Romney VP
By Samantha Leal | 08/07/2012 - 14:02

Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick will not be New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. Why? Because she's been tapped to speak at the Republican National Convention, reports Fox News Latino.

Martinez, the first Latina governor of New Mexico, will take the stage and put to rest all rumors of a run with Romney. 


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WATCH: New Mexico's Susana Martinez Sworn In as First Latina Governor
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 12:31

New Mexico's new governor Susana Martinez was sworn in on Saturday, January 1st, 2011—officially making her the first Latina elected governor of a U.S. state. Hundreds of constituents from all over New Mexico arrived in Santa Fe to witness the historic event and many have high hopes for Martinez's first term in office. 

Watch the video of her ceremony below:


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Year in Review: Latinos in the News
Year in Review: Latinos in the News
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/23/2010 - 10:55

Join us for a look back at the newsmakers of 2010—from the election of the first Latina governor to the controversial Arizona immigration law.


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POLL: What is "Latino Enough"?
Are Latinos the Future of the GOP?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/17/2010 - 16:30

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 Martinez, which isn’t a first—but being only one of eight Latino Republicans elected to congress is.


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EXCLUSIVE: Susana Martinez: "I'm very proud of what I've accomplished as a Latina"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/10/2010 - 18:09

Last week, Susana Martinez became the first Latina to be elected governor in U.S. history, winning the top job in New Mexico. For the great-granddaughter of Toribio Ortega (the general credited with firing the first shot in the Mexican Revolution) it was a proud moment.


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Susana Martinez
POLL: Are You Excited About Susana Martinez's Election Win?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 15:00

Susana Martinez made history yesterday, becoming the first ever Latina governor elect of a state in the U.S. But not everyone is excited. Martinez was a Tea Party darling and her ultra-conservative stance has some people refraining from celebrating her historical accomplishment.

We want to know what you think:


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New Mexico's Susana Martinez: Our First Latina Governor
New Mexico's Susana Martinez Elected the First Latina Governor in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 12:00

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:


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Latino Political Firsts
By Stacey Rivera | 11/03/2010 - 10:00

With Susana Martinez being elected the first Latina governor in the history of the United States and Brian Sandoval becoming the first Hispanic to win a gubernatorial seat in Nevada, we started thinking about the historical implications of  these election results.


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2010 Election Results: What They Mean for You
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 00:00
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