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Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ): Immigration Reform is the “Civil Rights Issue of Our Time”

At the Center for American Progress this afternoon, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) discussed what he believes immigration reform should look like and called it the “civil rights issue of our time.” After host Neera Tanden, the President of the Center for American Progress, called Latino voters “THE story of the 2012 elections,” continue reading »

PEW: Record 24 Million Latinos Are Eligible to Vote, But Turnout Rate Has Lagged Whites & Blacks

A record 24 million Latinos are eligible to vote in the 2012 presidential election, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. This is up by more than 4 million, or 22%, since 2008, when 19.5 million Latinos were eligible to vote. continue reading »

“Vote4Stuff” - Selena Gomez, Benicio Del Toro Join Hollywood Stars in New Voter PSA (VIDEO)

Benicio Del Toro and Selena Gomez are just some of the celebrities urging Americans to vote. The two Latino stars are joined by Ellen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Edward Norton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Zac Efron, continue reading »

Poll: Latino Voters Put Children’s Issues First

Three-fourths of Latinos likely to vote in the upcoming general election say the presidential candidates should increase their focus on children’s issues, according to an analysis of a new poll. The poll also found 75 percent of Latino voters will consider a candidate’s position on federal budget issues affecting children when casting their November ballots. continue reading »

Importance of the Latino Vote Highlighted at DNC

Hispanics have been in the spotlight more than ever at this week's Democratic National Convention, a sign that the Barack Obama campaign must attract more Latinos to the polls in November. continue reading »

Mobile App Connects Obama Campaign to Latino Voters

The Obama campaign released a smartphone application today that will help the campaign narrowly focus its efforts during the last 100 days leading into the 2012 presidential election. continue reading »

Bilingual Website Created to Encourage Hispanics to Vote in Coming Election - Latinosavotar.com

A group of professionals has launched a bilingual Web site that is aimed at spurring Hispanics to vote in the November election and increasing their participation in politics. continue reading »

Obama Well in the Lead Among Hispanic Voters, Romney Falls Further Behind

President Barack Obama has expanded his already substantial advantage over likely Republican rival Mitt Romney, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll released Wednesday shows. continue reading »

North Carolina’s Hispanic Vote Doubles in 4 Years

The proportion of Hispanic voters in North Carolina, which is considered to be a key state in the upcoming presidential election, has doubled over the past four years, according to a recent analysis by the Institute for Southern Studies. continue reading »

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Passes on Dinner at White House, Endorses Mitt Romney

Arizona’s controversial Governor Jan Brewer has announced her endorsement of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. On Sunday, Brewer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that s continue reading »

Castro on U.S. Politics:  Robot Better President than a Republican or Obama

A robot would govern the United States better, former Cuban President Fidel Castro says in column published Monday in official media. continue reading »

Ron Paul Flunks the R (Racism) Test, For Good Reason

Things got worse for GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul when his rival Newt Gingrich recently called him out for purportedly using racially inflammatory language in official fundraising newsletters during the 1990s. continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Turning 35

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in continue reading »

STUDY:  35% of Undocumented in U.S. Living Here More than 15 Years and Are Parents

Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in the United States have lived in this country for at least 10 years and nearly half are parents of minor children continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Arpaio to Join Perry’s NH Presidential Campaign, Set to Endorse Him

Apparently “America’s Toughest Sheriff” and foe of many Latino voters, Joe Arpaio is getting ready to endorse Governor Rick Perry for President. Though many of the Republican contenders continue reading »

Texas Latinos Getting Three Additional Voting Districts

The new redistricting plan federal judges announced last week for the Texas state House of Representatives creates three additional districts where Latinos continue reading »

OPINION:  Latino Group Weighs in on Univision Boycott by Republican Candidates

Republican Presidential candidates are committing political suicide with Latino voters in the entire southwest. Former two term Governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson seems to be the only candidate continue reading »

Meet One of the Undocumented Students Who Benefited from Texas In-State Tuition (VIDEO)

Meet Karla Resendiz who besides being an honor student, college graduate and Texas resident is now the face for in-state tuition for undocumented students. Governor Rick Perry urged his fellow Republican presidential candidates continue reading »

Obama Launches “Operation Vote” to Gain Hispanic, Minority Vote

With the 2012 Presidential Election just around the corner, the Washington Post is reporting that President Obama, in hopes of increasing support from ethnic minority voters and core liberals, continue reading »

Fox News Republican Debate – What Did Latinos Learn?

Last night’s Republican debate hosted by Fox and Google was the most interactive debate ever with top voted viewer questions presented via YouTube and issues important to Latinos like jobs, immigration and Cuba were discussed. continue reading »