Rubio’s ardent advocacy failed to deliver a majority of Florida’s Latino vote for candidate Romney. More disastrous for the Romney/Rubio effort was that it did not even produce a majority of Florida's Cuban American vote.
Latino community leaders are not convinced that the one election drubbing that their constituencies’ delivered on November 6th is enough to change the behavior of the now receding Grand Old Party. A quick listen to the de facto party message leaders broadcasting on talk radio seems to bear out that analysis.
This election isn't merely about the political clout of Latinos. As the largest and fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Hispanics represent this nation's very future. And right now, we're simply not doing enough to secure that future.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio said Wednesday that in 2013 he will present a bill that will offer a "permanent solution" for undocumented students.
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.
Latinos are growing in power and influence. Census numbers show Latinos are the nation's largest minority population, moving front and center in U.S. political discourse, innovation, and pop culture.
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.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, stand as opposites in a cultural and political split that has divided millions of U.S. Latinos for decades.
Cuban Senator Marco Rubio and presidential nominee Mitt Romney make the two final speeches outlining the vision of the party, a couple of months away from November’s election.
Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican senator who will introduce his party’s presidential candidate at the national convention Thursday, predicted Mitt Romney will overcome President Obama’s current lead in Florida and win the state.
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.
“Marco Rubio now becomes the Romney/Ryan ticket’s top national surrogate,” said U.S. Congressman David Rivera. Rubio’s role in the campaign will be as a fill-in, in other words.
Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says that he is afraid of Marco Rubio’s ability to cut into President Obama’s Latino support.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Thursday framed the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the healthcare law as evidence that President Obama violated a campaign promise not to raise taxes on the middle class.