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Obama Promises to Fight For Hispanic Interests at NALEO Event

President Barack Obama used a speech in Florida Friday before a major Hispanic organization to renew his pledge to fight for Latino interests and to call again on Congress to pass immigration reform. continue reading »

Obama Has Major Lead in Key Electoral States

President Barack Obama is leading likely Republican opponent Mitt Romney among Hispanic voters in the key electoral states of Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Virginia, according to a survey released Friday. continue reading »

Marc Anthony Says “The President has Our Back”

Check out the new video Latinos for Obama, better known as 'latinos.barackobama.com', has put out with none other than Marc Anthony. He urges Latino voters and says: continue reading »

NALEO’s Latino Voter Profile for State of California

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, the nation’s leading organization that facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, today released its 2012 primary electoral profile for the state of California. continue reading »

LULAC Announces 2012 Voter Registration Campaign

LULAC announces the launch of its 2012 Voter Registration campaign, “The Future is in Your Hands: Vote”. LULAC is committed to ensuring that Latino issues are an integral part of the upcoming general election. continue reading »

Obama Releases Next Set of Spanish Language TV, Radio Ads Featuring Latino Organizers

Obama for America released the third in a series of Spanish language television and radio ads highlighting the President’s record on issues of particular importance to the Hispanic community. The ads, which discuss the President’s record on jobs and health care, feature first person accounts from Obama for America organizers sharing their personal stories of how the President’s policies have empowered Latino families and communities. continue reading »

High Treason, A Novel

NBC/WSJ/Telemundo Poll:  61% of Latino Voters for Obama, 27% for Romney

According to the first national NBC News/WSJ/Telemundo poll, 61 percent of Latino registered voters consulted would cast their ballots for President Obama and 27 percent for Mitt Romney. The poll, the first in a series of surveys of Latino respondents to be produced by NBC News, The Wall Street Journal and Telemundo, also revealed a 61 percent approval rating for Barack Obama (compared with 48 percent of all Americans in the recently released NBC/WSJ poll). continue reading »

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

While Latino organizations point to Texas as a state where election results will be determined by Hispanics, the two Democrats vying to represent El Paso in Congress say that what they believe most important are border issues, apart from any ethnic differences. continue reading »

President Obama to Deliver Speech At NALEO Conference

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the nation’s Latino leadership at the organization’s 29th Annual Conference on Friday, June 22, in Orlando, Florida. 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 »

nuvoTV and NBC News Unite To Discuss Voters’ Issues in Latino Town Hall

nuvoTV, the only English-language cable network fully dedicated to serving America's Bi-cultural Latinos (BCLs), announced a programming partnership with NBC News' Peacock Productions to spotlight the critical role of Latinos in the upcoming 2012 presidential election and the challenging issues important to Latino voters. 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 »

Mexican Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest and Posts Political Ad

Leonardo Fernandez, a Mexican mountaineer, scaled to Mount Everest's Summit and submits video to endorse Obrador for President without breath. 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 »

Hispanic Republicans to Newt Gingrich: Stay in the Race

Somos Republicans believe Newt Gingrich should stay in the Republican primary race amidst calls from few Republicans who want him to withdraw. continue reading »

Bloggers Agree: Mitt Romney, GOP Candidates Ignore Latino Vote at Their Peril

Remember Wednesday night’s GOP debate in Mesa, Arizona, where the Republican candidates proclaimed that Arizona and its extremist SB 1070 anti-immigrant law was a model for the country? continue reading »

NALEO’s Arizona Latino Voter Profile

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, released its 2012 primary electoral profile for the state of Arizona. continue reading »

A New Way to Measure the Burgeoning Power of the Immigrant Vote

Voter registration is a key measure of immigrant integration. After all, what could be more American than casting your ballot on Election Day? When measuring immigrant voting patterns, voter registration is typically defined as the continue reading »