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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 »

Potential Latino Vice Presidential Candidates Not Well Known by Most Voters

One of the back stories of the GOP primary is whether any of the candidates vying to represent the Republican Party and challenge President Obama continue reading »

NM Governor Martinez Pushes Immigration Crackdown Despite Family’s Undocumented Past

Frank Sharry: “It’s a Good Thing She Wasn’t Governor During Her Grandfather’s Day”. Already facing protests against her attempted crackdown on undocumented workers, Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM) faces new scrutiny with the revelation that her grandfather was an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. 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 »

First Latina Gov Issues Exec Order to Check immigration Status and Calls to Repeal 2003 DL Law

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez (R) is directing police to check the immigration status of people arrested for crimes. continue reading »

Susana Martinez, Marco Rubio and the New Latino Leadership

Out of the historic victory of a surprising number of Hispanic Republican candidates in the midterms two weeks ago, a new political profile of Latino leadership is taking shape, and it runs counter to the dominant liberal and pro-Democrat image. After the remarkable electoral shakeup of Nov. 2, the time seems ripe for this sort of turnover -- time to reset shopworn ideas and cast out old images. continue reading »

New Mexico Gov Elect Doesn’t know what the DREAM Act is

Susana Martinez, the new Mexico Governor-elect needs to be reminded what the DREAM Act is. When a reporter asked the Republican politician if she supported the DREAM Act , her response was “Remind me. I know that the scholarship….” continue reading »

Latino Republicans at the Tea Party

These Latino Republicans rode into office not by falling through the rabbit hole, but either as a Tea Party candidate (Rubio), supported by the Tea Party (Martínez) or ran on Tea Party values (Sandoval). When the "Queen of Hearts" issues for many Latinos: the Dream Act and immigration reform with amnesty comes before these tea partiers what will they do? we'll be watching. continue reading »