Onetime long shot Ted Cruz won the Republican nomination in a U.S. Senate race in Texas on Tuesday, providing tea party activists with renewed momentum in what they said was their biggest victory of the year.
He’s being touted as the Marco Rubio of Texas, an up-and-coming Latino politician with solid Tea Party backing. Ted Cruz, 41, is in a close race to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison as the next U.S. senator from Texas.
With eight months to go before Election Day, Obama is on pace to match the 76 percent support he got from Latino voters in 2008 — and the GOP may be undoing a decade of work to attract Hispanic.
Mitt Romney's campaign debuted a radio ad in Ohio today attacking Santorum for his 1998 vote to confirm Sonia Sotomayor -- now Supreme Court Justice -- to the federal circuit court.
Preaching a conservative message is a better way to connect with the growing U.S. Hispanic community than to mention the Republican Party by name, the nation's first Hispanic tea party group president said.
Latino voters must ask themselves one important question: Who will fairly represent Latinos? Fair representation is half the battle.
The Tea Partiers have found their candidate. And in these times, where the Tea Party goes, as the debate ceiling debacle showed showed the world, so goes the Republican Party. Republicans, say hello to your nominee: Newt Gingrich.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s bedroom eyes, pouty lips and honeyed voice make him the perfect candidate for a regular telenovela leading man.
Lauro Garza, head of Somos Republicans, the largest organization of Latino conservatives in Texas, has quit the Republican Party because of what he described as the anti-Latino rhetoric of GOP leaders.
A growing chorus of conservatives is hammering a Republican proposal requiring businesses to verify the legal status of the workers they hire.
The biggest issue coming out the CNN/Tea Party Express debate has been virtually ignored. On Monday, a basic question about what the GOP should do to get Latinos to appeal to their party literally turned into a vicious discussion about building a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border
Two things were made painfully clear in the CNN/Tea Party Republican debate -- the majority of the GOP candidates don't have a clue as to who are Latino voters and some Tea Party members aren't afraid to show the depth of their intolerance and ignorance when it comes to the immigration issue.
He may have been 2,000 miles from the border, but Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's immigration record in Texas quickly became the focus in New Hampshire this past weekend.
While it might be admirable for the GOP to make an attempt to reach out to Latinos during a Presidential election year, I am afraid that their efforts will be fruitless until they reverse the actions of their dismal voting record.