Having prominent Hispanics emerge front and center during the convention, sent a clear message to Hispanics across the country. These up and coming Republican stars represent a new era of Latino empowerment and involvement.
President Obama retains a wide lead among Latino voters over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but lingering questions remain about how many will show up to vote on Election Day.
The rise of Latinos up the ranks of the Republican Party is momentous, but it’s not enough, said the head of a national group of conservative activists.
It's official - Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick will not be New Mexico Gov. Susana Martínez.
Mitt Romney on Wednesday rolled out his national Hispanic Leadership Team, another sign that the presumptive Republican nominee is upping his efforts to court Latino voters.
Why the country’s first Latina governor might be Mitt’s best veep pick.
Picking a Latino running mate would not help Mitt Romney much with Hispanic voters, according to a poll released on Thursday.
Excited speculation is shifting to who will be the vice president and one of those under speculation is New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez
Considering the growing number of Latinos in the U.S., including naturalized immigrants, one may think that more Latinos were voting. But nothing could be further from the truth.
LULAC will be allowed to participate in a trial next week to decide the boundaries of New Mexico's three congressional districts, a state district court judge ruled Wednesday.
As more Latino Republicans seek and win elected office, their families’ backgrounds are becoming subject to increased scrutiny from some Latino activists, a reaction experts say is a result of Latino Republicans’ conservative views on immigration.
One of the great unanswered questions about the 2012 election is how the nation's 10 million Latino voters will cast their ballots. In 2008, they favored President Obama by more than a 2-1 margin. But facing double-digit unemployment and Obama's broken promises on immigration reform, Latinos are disaffected from the president and aren't especially energized about voting for him.
The Republican Party makes no secret of the fact it’s trying to capitalize on its rising political stars – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Florida Sen. Marc Rubio – who are popular political newcomers in presidential battleground states.
Last year’s Latino Republican candidates broke a glass ceiling and showed just how far the Latino community has come. Yet, Latino voters should keep in mind that they were riding on the back of policies that will make it harder for more members of the community to follow suit.