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Deal or No Deal - White House Postpones Meeting with Lawmakers

Deal or No Deal - White House Postpones Meeting with Lawmakers

President Barack Obama postponed a planned meeting with lawmakers to discuss the government shutdown and the debt ceiling amid signs of progress in the Senate, the White House said Monday. continue reading »

Activists Slam Dual Voter System Being Reviewed in Arizona

Activists Slam Dual Voter System Being Reviewed in Arizona

Activists described Tuesday as an abuse of power the idea being studied in Arizona of establishing a dual voter system, in which those who do not use the state registration form can only vote in federal elections. continue reading »

ACLU Denounces Florida Governor’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Program

ACLU Denounces Florida Governor’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Program

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida blasted the effort by Gov. Rick Scott to revive the voter-purge program the state sought to put in place before the 2012 elections. continue reading »

Republican Party Hires Hispanic Directors in Key Voting States

Republican Party Hires Hispanic Directors in Key Voting States

The National Republican Committee announced Monday the hiring of Hispanic directors in seven states that are key to its national strategy, which party leaders told Efe is aimed at wooing Latino voters after the 2012 defeat. continue reading »

Latino Voting and the Environment

Latino Voting and the Environment

Since the 1980′s we have been hearing of the growing importance and strength of the “Latino Vote” in the United States. Now, in 2013 and beyond, that belief has proven true over and over in local, state, and most importantly the last two Presidential elections. continue reading »

Republicans Please “Reopen Gov’t” Urges President as 800,000 Federal Employees Face Furlough

Republicans Please “Reopen Gov’t” Urges President as 800,000 Federal Employees Face Furlough

Americans are trying to come to grips Tuesday with the first shutdown of the federal government in 17 years, as 800,000 federal employees face furloughs amid a deadlock in Congress. continue reading »

81% of Latino Organization Oppose Getting Involved in Syria

81% of Latino Organization Oppose Getting Involved in Syria

As Congress continues to discuss a resolution to authorize an attack on Syria, the members of Presente.org, the largest online Latino organization in the U.S., overwhelmingly (81%) reject the push to war in Syria. We join Latino Congress members in calling on continue reading »

REPORT: Stepping Up: The Impact of the Newest Immigrant, Asian and Latino Voters

REPORT: Stepping Up: The Impact of the Newest Immigrant, Asian and Latino Voters

This new congressional level data shows that over the next four election cycles, the electoral composition will change as younger Asian and Latino adults, as well as naturalized immigrants (both sympathetic to immigration issues) enter the voting booth. This transformation of the electorate is happening because younger Americans are much more diverse than older Americans. continue reading »

Mayoral Hopeful Anthony Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Ad (VIDEO)

Mayoral Hopeful Anthony Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Ad (VIDEO)

Controversial New York Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner has released a new ad aimed at Spanish-speaking voters. Weiner's "El Futuro" ad was released this week and narrates his policies, continue reading »

U.S. Gov’t Sues Texas to Block Voter ID Law, Unfair to Latino, Minority Voters

U.S. Gov’t Sues Texas to Block Voter ID Law, Unfair to Latino, Minority Voters

The U.S. government through the Department of Justice has sued the state of Texas over its proposed Voter ID law, claiming it violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 14th and 15th amendments of the constitution. continue reading »