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Tag Results for "Latino Vote 2012"

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio Given Key Role in Republican Convention, Will Introduce Romney

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has been given a key role in the upcoming Republican National Convention, he will introduce Presidential nominee Mitt Romney. continue reading »

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez to Speak at Republican National Convention

Officials from the Republican National Convention have revealed some of the speakers at the upcoming convention that include several first time female governors. continue reading »

Latino Mayors Will be Key Part of Democratic National Convention

First came news in February that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was chosen to lead the Democratic National Convention (DNC) now San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been selected to give a keynote speech at the DNC. 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 »

Tea Party Favorite, Ted Cruz, Wins Come From Behind Senate Run-Off in Texas

To the amazement and disappointment of the entrenched Texas Republican party, Tea Party candidate Ted Cruz won a come-from-behind Senate primary runoff yesterday over Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. continue reading »

Obama Outspending Romney on Spanish-Language Campaign Ads 7-to-1

Both President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney have stressed the importance of the Latino vote and are releasing Spanish-language ads to prove it, the only difference is not only the message but the number of ads. continue reading »

8 Million Permanent Residents Eligible to be Citizens, 44% are Latino

Hispanic activists say that more than 8 million permanent residents have not become U.S. citizens, and so they continue to be unprotected from aggressive policies against immigrants and are losing political influence. continue reading »

TV Personality Cristina Endorses Obama’s Reelection Bid

Today Obama for America is proud to announce the endorsement of Emmy award-winning talk show host and community leader Cristina Saralegui. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Applauds President Obama’s DREAM Announcement

Yesterday, the President and Secretary of Homeland Security are announcing a major initiative to protect young undocumented immigrants raised in the United States from being deported. The policy, contained in a memo by Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano, will give "deferred action," a form of deportation relief and work authorization, to those who are already in deportation proceedings and to those who go through a process to apply affirmatively for relief. They will be granted a two-year deferred action if they meet certain criteria. continue reading »

Undocumented Youth Celebrate Obama’s Announcement To Stop Deporting DREAMers

Today undocumented youth commend President Obama for the courage to announce that he will sign an executive order to provide relief for DREAMers. DREAMers will stand by the President’s action and leadership to fully implement the order. continue reading »

Texas Democrats Elect First Hispanic Chairman While Republicans Soften Immigration Stance

After a passionate speech by Hinojosa, the delegates selected the former Brownsville school trustee, state district judge, justice on the state’s 13th Court of Appeals and Cameron County Judge. continue reading »

Romney Campaign Launches “Juntos con Romney” To Attract Latino Voters

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday presented "Juntos con Romney," which will be in charge of efforts to attract the crucial Latino vote. continue reading »

Washington Post Claims Hispanic Voter Registation is Down, Obama Camp Cries False

In response to a Washington Post article titled, "Voter registration down among Hispanics, blacks,"President Obama's Director of Constituency Press released a piece of their own calling the Post article inaccurate due to the use of 18-mponth-old Census data from November 2010. continue reading »

RUBIO WATCH:  Marco Rubio on Anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

This week in Marco Rubio's weekly newsletter the Senator from Florida noted the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death by reflecting on the future of the country's national security. He also called for passage of The Down Payment to Protect National Security Act, a bill he cosponsored, which stops the automatic, across-the-board cuts to our nation’s defense capabilities. continue reading »

Romney Ads Attack Santorum for His Supporting Vote for Justice Sotomayor in 1998

In a seemingly unwise move for someone trying to attract Latino voters, Mitt Romney’s campaign has been airing ads attacking fellow Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum for confirming Sonia Sotomayor’s 19 continue reading »

How Did Vaginal Politics Trump Immigration Politics in the Home State of SB1070?

Last night’s debate hosted by CNN saw Rick Santorum walk on to the stage with all the momentum behind him, Mitt Romney with all the money behind him and the other two are just that the other two. continue reading »

Mexican Fathers and Deported Grandmothers- Romney’s Effort to Gain Latino Vote

Maybe someone told Mitt Romney he’d have to make a serious effort to attract Latino voters, especially on the eve of the Republican primary in Florida. Whatever the cause, the former Massachusetts governor, who has some of the mos continue reading »

No Somos Rubios (VIDEO)

Presente Action has a plan...With only three days before the Florida primary, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is emerging as a top choice to be the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate. The GOP is betting that Senator Rubio can “deliver the Latino vote.” But Rubio, a Tea Party favorite, opposes the DREAM Act, opposes immigration reform and supports Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

WATCH: Newt Gingrich with Jorge Ramos Talking Immigration and Amnesty (VIDEO)

Check out the Univision interview featuring Jorge Ramos and Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. In the interview Gingrich talks about Romney's concept of 'self-deportation' and his plan for immigration reform. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Gabby Giffords Announces She Will Resign, Watch YouTube Announcement (Video)

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords just announced she is stepping down from Congress this week via a You Tube video. Watch it here. She thanks everyone for their prayers and tells everyone that she has more work to do on her recovery. continue reading »