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Two weeks ago, in a deft display of political maneuvering, Florida GOP Senator Marco Rubio urged his party to tone down its anti-immigrant rhetoric. In front of a gathering for the Washington Ideas Forum, the 40-year-old Cuban-American senator underscored the need for the GOP to win back Latino and pro-immigrant voters: “The Republican Party should not be labeled as the anti-illegal immigration party. Republicans need to be the pro-legal immigration party.” continue reading »
Tuesday’s midterm elections were historic for Hispanics. For the first time ever, three Latino candidates—all of them Republicans—won top statewide offices. In New Mexico, voters elected the nation’s first Latina governor, Republican Susana Martinez. continue reading »
Numerous Latino candidates were elected to office thanks in great part to the Republican wave that swept the country this mid-term election. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund released the following statement regarding these Latino candidates: continue reading »