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Rush Limbaugh Goes “ Off The Rails ”  About Race (VIDEO)

While many are welcoming the recent news that minority babies are, for the first time, constituting a majority of the nation’s newborns—a rather predictable segment of America is not so receptive to the change. continue reading »

America Ferrera Launching “America4America” Campaign for Voto Latino

Voto Latino, is announcing the launch of the “America4America” on Thursday May 31st, spearheaded by America Ferrera. continue reading »

Measuring the Latino Vote State by State

There's been a lot of buzz about the latino voter influence in the november elections. Yet it's hard to really tell how much influence it will have. Latino voter registrations are super low and disillusionment pretty high. A group of political scientist have taken all of this and more into account and may have come up with a formula to to measure the latino influence. continue reading »

Latino Vote to be Important in Election and ‘Extremely Influential’ in Certain Key States

Hispanics once again will be a key swing vote in the presidential election in states like Florida, but they also could sway the outcome in places with small Latino communities such as Virginia, according to a study presented Thursday by immigrant advocacy group America's Voice. continue reading »

There are 4 Fundamental Topics that Interest Latinos: Immigration, Education, Health and Jobs

Understanding the six segments within the vast Hispanic population in the U.S. can be crucial in marketing and advertising, but can also help create a clearer picture of who may ultimately swing the vote in November. continue reading »

Immigration Isn’t Everything: The Latino Vote Will Not Be Blindly Cast

As Latinos are projected to make up nearly nine percent of the electorate in November--a 26 percent increase over the 2008 figure, according to NALEO--the buzz around the power of the Latino vote is warranted. 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 »

Latinos Harassed, Immigrants Denied Pay, Families Live Without Water Thanks To Anti-Immigrant Law

Since HB 56, Alabama’s extreme immigration law, went into effect last fall, children stayed home from school out of fear that their parents would be deported, and U.S.-born children have been denied food stamps because of their parents’ immigration status. continue reading »

2011: A Tough Year for Latinos

The Latino community is still feeling the severe impact of the Great Recession. Thousands of families had to leave their homes due to foreclosures resulting continue reading »

Majority of Latino Voters Say Religion has No Impact on Voting Preferences

The poll revealed that a majority of Latino voters, 53%, stated that religion does not have an impact on their voting preference, while 40% of respondents indicated that it does have an impact. continue reading »

Senator Rubio Introduces Bipartisan Jobs Bill: “Agree Act”

U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced The American Growth, Recovery, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Act. continue reading »

More than 8 million Hispanics are Eligible to Vote, But Have Not Registered to Do So

Telemundo launched today its multiplatform public service campaign “Vota por tu Futuro” (Vote for Your Future) which aims to boost electoral participation among Hispanics in continue reading »

Why are Progressive Latinos Abandoning Obama?

When Barack Obama was elected the first Black president of the United States in 2008, it was with 67 percent of the Latino vote that turned out in record numbers (10 million Latinos, 9 percent of voter turnout). continue reading »

Obama Approval Sinks to New Lows Among Hispanics, Whites

President Barack Obama earned the lowest monthly job approval rating of his presidency to date in August, with 41% of U.S. adults approving of his overall job performance, down from 44% in July. He also received term-low monthly job approval ratings from both Hispanics (48%) and whites (33%) and tied his lowest rating from blacks (84%). continue reading »

Marcio Rubio Will be President Someday Predicts Rush Limbaugh, Sees Him as ‘Conservative Purity’

Conservative radio talk host Rush Limbaugh is jumping on the ‘We love everything about Marco Rubio’ bandwagon. Yesterday during his program Limbaugh predicted Rubio “someday [is] going to be president of the United States.” continue reading »

Presidential Contenders, Romney and Perry, Speak Out About Immigration over Labor Day Weekend

As the Republican contenders for the Presidency get ready for their Labor Day debate two of them made comments on the issue of immigration over the weekend. continue reading »

Latino Decisions:  Obama’s Latino Challenge

The President has a long list of things to worry about, topped by his approval to disapproval ratio in the general electorate. Among Latinos the downward trend in approval is reflected, but less severe continue reading »

NM Gov Martinez Alienates Latino Voters by Pushing Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Here’s some more proof that having a Latino last name won’t make you particularly popular with the Latino crowd. In New Mexico, Governor Susana Martínez and her GOP buddies are pushing to repeal a law enacted in 2003 that allows all residents of New Mexico to apply for a driver’s license. An immigrant advocacy group, Somos Un Pueblo Unido, is mobilizing its members to take action against the Governor's move. continue reading »

Washington Post and National Journal: GOP Losing Latino Voters With Immigration Politics

A Washington Post editorial notes that Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) is just the latest candidate to use “the usual Republican crutch to justify his position, insisting that the border must be made secure before reform is possible. But the border is more secure than it has been in decades — as measured by the soaring federal presence and plummeting rates of illegal crossings and crime on the frontier — and the GOP’s argument is looking increasingly threadbare.” continue reading »

A message to all 2012 GOP Presidential Candidates on Latino Key Swing Vote

As the 2012 election season approaches, we would like Republican candidates to know the Hispanic voting block can be salvaged and we know how. It seems to us, at Somos Republicans, the GOP leadership in states and national organizations have been courting the wrong voters. We felt we were on the verge of a breakthrough a few years ago when Arizona Senator John McCain, came from behind to win the Republican presidential nomination with a platform that included “Comprehensive Immigration Reform” while his losing competitors had all taken ever harder lines on immigration which insulted us personally and certainly drove away potential Latino voters in droves! continue reading »