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Sarah Silverman Tackles Voter ID Laws with PSA (Explicit)

Comedian Sarah Silverman has made a new PSA regarding the 2012 election and the Voter ID laws going into effect in certain states. continue reading »

New Photo ID Laws Will Impact Voter Turnout Among Young Minorities

Election turnout among young people of color, including African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans, may drop by nearly 700,000 voters in states with new photo ID laws, a decline potentially impacting presidential contests in the battleground states of Florida and Pennsylvania, according to a report released today by the Black Youth Project. continue reading »

NM Governor Susana Martinez Discusses Why She Left Democratic Party in RNC Speech (VIDEO)

With the 2012 Republican National Committee (RNC) Convention coming to a close, Hon. Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico, gave a speech touching on her childhood in a border town to motivating future generations. Peppered with Spanish phrases such as "El sueno Americanos es tener exito," the first Hispanic female governor in history also discussed how she became a Republican. Here is an excerpt of her speech: continue reading »

Community Leader Freddy Balsera Defends Obama’s Cuba Policy Against Romney Attacks

In response to Romney Policy Director Lanhee Chen’s statement on the President’s policy on Cuba, Community Leader Freddy Balsera issued the following statement: “This is yet another example of Mitt Romney’s campaign trying to score political points to distract from the fact that he has no policy ideas of his own to successfully confront the challenges of the future. continue reading »

Experts Say Gay Marriage Will Not Alienate Hispanic Voters

The historic and politically risky announcement by President Barack Obama supporting same-sex marriage comes at a time when the largely Catholic Hispanic community is also evolving its opinion on the matter, experts consulted on the subject on Thursday told Efe. continue reading »

Romney Disingenuous to Support Chinese Activist but Not Latino Immigrants Seeking a Better Life

Mitt Romney has come out calling the US policy on Chen Guangcheng, a political dissidence, a “dark day for freedom” and “a day of shame for the Obama administration.” With such bold quotes on immigrant’s rights, you would think that he would support humane immigration laws at in the US, however, he remains entrenched in his no amnesty, self-deportation position. continue reading »

Obama’s Reelection Campaign Launches Spanish-Language Ads in Florida, Nevada and Colorado

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said the Hispanic vote will be a "deciding" element in the upcoming election and, to capture it in November, on Wednesday launched a barrage of Spanish-language radio and television ads in Florida, Nevada and Colorado. continue reading »

Rick Santorum Takes Lead in New Nationwide Poll for First Time

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for the first time took the national lead in voter preference in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, a Public Policy survey indicated Saturday. continue reading »

LULAC Reflects On President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

In President Obama's third State of the Union address, the President outlined specific policy priorities for his Administration in order to make "an economy that's built to last." In last night's State of the Union Address, President Obama directly addressed the nation and put forth his plan for bolstering continue reading »

Join the White House Twitter Conversation on Latino Affairs Today

President Obama addressed the government and the Nation on Tuesday during the State of the Union, setting forth a blueprint for an economy that is built to last and a new energy future fueled by American-made energy. continue reading »

Super PAC to Support Latino Democratic Congressional Candidates in 15 Districts Across U.S.

A Political Action Committee (PAC) known as The American Worker is getting ready to target a number of Congressional Districts across the United States in support of Democratic candidates running for Congress. continue reading »