There’s a new phenomenon in Washington: the Hispanic super-PAC, which aims to give political voice to the nation’s fastest-growing demographic.
State Rep. Tom Massey, the Republican chairman of the House Education Committee, told a group of Hispanic business leaders Tuesday morning that he plans to support a re-worked bill to provide a reduced rate of college tuition to undocumented students.
Linda Alvarado is an example of today’s modern day Super Woman. She has revolutionized, not one, but two male-led industries.
Republican political lore has it that Latinos are natural GOP voters, but voting patterns have shown a different reality – so far
In Florida, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney is airing campaign commercials in Spanish telling Hispanics he’s “one of us.” In South Carolina, he is touting the endorsement of Kris Kobach, an anti- immigration activist.
The Republican Party is beefing up its minority outreach nationwide amid concerns that tough immigration rhetoric in the presidential primary is taking on an increasingly anti-Hispanic tone.
Continuing his push to identify more historic sites important to the nation’s Hispanics, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is touting a new report identifying several sites tied to Latino heritage that could one day become national parks or historic landmarks.
"I was (16) and in a different country, a different culture," said Jorge Gutierrez. "Everything was different. ... But I guess it all helped me grow as a person and a player."
For the next six weeks in Denver, prosecutors will review all 7,800 cases in Denver Immigration Court, to determine which immigrants pose a threat or security risk and which ones do not.
Polls show Hispanic voters, two-thirds of whom backed Obama in 2008, still favor the president, but GOP strategists believe that winning 40 percent of that vote could disrupt Obama’s electoral college strategy by putting Colorado, Arizona and Nevada in the Republican column.
At a town hall meeting in Staten Island on December 3rd Newt Gingrich answered how he will attempt to gain support among the Latino electorate.
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is visiting Denver to sell Coloradans, including Latinos, on President Obama's jobs bill.
Steve Schmidt who headed Republican John McCain’s campaign in 2008 says it was a “big mistake’’ for the majority of the Republican presidential field to boycott a Univision debate set for January.
Obama’s campaign team says Hispanic voters will be even more essential to winning the Rocky Mountain state in 2012, a point underscored by the president’s second visit there in less than a month and an elaborate effort to engage Hispanics more than a year before they can hit the polls.