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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 »

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

President Barack Obama’s re-election team will be returning more than $200,000 in donations collected by brothers of a Mexican casino owner seeking a pardon after fleeing the United States from drug and fraud charges. continue reading »

AZ Supreme Court Says Alejandrina Cabrera Doesn’t Speak Enough English to Hold Office

The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she does not have sufficient knowledge of English. continue reading »

Mitt Romney’s Latino Victory in Florida Has a Decidedly Cuban Feel to It

Yesterday, Mitt Romney won a decisive primary victory in Florida over Newt Gingrich thanks in part to garnering an overwhelming majority of the Latino vote. continue reading »

President Obama Busy Wooing Latino Voters

While the Republican hopefuls continued to air their dirty linen in public, getting in their last shots at each other to win the vote in Tuesday's Florida primaries, Obama appeared to be making a move below the radar to win the support of this sought-after Hispanic electorate. continue reading »

Arizona Democrats Want Gov. Brewer to Apologize to President for ‘Disrespect’

The Arizona Democratic Party has launched a petition drive to urge Governor Jan Brewer to apologize to President Obama after their now infamous tarmac showdown. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño Endorses Mitt Romney

Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño announced his support for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as a result of his "leadership and experience," just days before the Florida primary, where the Latino vote will be a key factor. continue reading »

Check Out: Florida’s Latino Electoral Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) has just released its 2012 ‘Florida Primary Electoral Profile’ that includes extensive analysis of the state’s Hispanic voting population. continue reading »

Florida Debate: Romney Claims Obama Has Appeased Cuba, but It Won’t Happen If He’s Elected

Earlier this month, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stated, “Those of us who believe in freedom and cherish democracy must do our part … and denounce the injustices and cruelties of the Castro tyranny.” 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 »

Newt Gingrich “I have plan to Legalize Undocumented People”

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich on Wednesday called for creating an immigration reform plan so that undocumented foreigners who have links with this country can remain here legally continue reading »

Survey of U.S. and Florida Hispanics Reveals Support for Romney, Though Obama Still in Lead

Univision/ABC News/Latino Decisions release new survey of U.S. & Florida Hispanics. Survey shows Gov. Romney leading rivals among Florida Republican Hispanic voters; President Obama continues to hold strong lead over all potential GOP opponents, but enthusiasm challenge persists continue reading »

NALEO Reacts to President’s State of the Union Speech

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding tonight’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama: continue reading »

In Telemundo Interview Newt Gingrich Mentions Sen. Rubio & Gov. Martinez as Potential VP Candidates

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with the Spanish-language Telemundo network, Newt Gingrich talked about immigration policies and discussed who he would consider as potential Vice Presidents. continue reading »

Newt Gingrich Promises Florida Primary Voters Peaceful End to Castro Regime in Cuba

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, who has rebounded in recent voter surveys, promised Sunday that if he wins the U.S. presidency in November he will seek a peaceful end to the Castro dictatorship in Cuba. continue reading »

Latina-led Movement Urges Democratic Latinos to Vote in “Open Primaries”- Anyone But Romney

National Tequila Party urges Latina/os to vote for “anyone but Romney” as he embraces xenophobia more than any other Presidential candidate when he decided to align himself with Kris Kobach who works for the Immigration Reform Law continue reading »

Texas Redistricting Map Favoring Latino Voting Districts Rejected by Supreme Court

Today the U.S. Supreme Court threw out Texas’ electoral maps, favoring Latino voters, that were drawn up by federal judges in the states. continue reading »

SURVEY: Strong Majority of Latinos Oppose Political Interference on Abortion Issue

A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners found that strong majorities of Latino voters opposed politicians interfering in personal, private decisions about abortion, continue reading »

GOP Hispanic Group Throws Support Behind Gingrich, Chides Romney’s Immigration Stance

The biggest organization of Hispanic Republicans in the United States endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for the GOP presidential nomination. continue reading »

‘Leave and Get in Line’ Romney Tells the Undocumented at the SC Debate

Yesterday’s South Carolina Republican debate set in idyllic Myrtle Beach belied the chaotic and boisterous verbal dueling going on inside the Myrtle Beach Conference Center. continue reading »