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Eva Longoria to Host Latino Inauguration Event Honoring President Obama

Eva Longoria to Host Latino Inauguration Event Honoring President Obama

Eva Longoria to host a Latino inauguration event honoring the President on the day before his inauguration. continue reading »

Latinos in Colorado an Overview

Latinos in Colorado an Overview

Almost half a century after beginning the struggle for their rights and despite some notable successes, Hispanics in this state are still facing serious difficulties, according to the leadership of the Colorado Latino Forum. continue reading »

I Told You So! Latino Power Surge Decades in the Making

I Told You So! Latino Power Surge Decades in the Making

¿Sabes que? “I Told You So!” I told you all that the Latino vote would play a decisive role in this presidential election. continue reading »

Immigration Reform is Opportunity for Latino Leadership

Immigration Reform is Opportunity for Latino Leadership

Twenty eight Latinos were sworn into the 113th Congress today. That’s enough to put a new notch on the Latino political wall – there have never been that many Latinos in congress before. Neither has there been a more polarized congress, at least not since the civil war. continue reading »

Hispanic Caucus Supports Decision by Congress to Prevent Fiscal Cliff

Hispanic Caucus Supports Decision by Congress to Prevent Fiscal Cliff

The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) supports the decision by Congress to extend tax relief for working and middle-class Americans. continue reading »

31 Latinos are Seated in the New Congress, Record Number

31 Latinos are Seated in the New Congress, Record Number

The 113th U.S. Congress was established Thursday with the largest number of Hispanic lawmakers in history, a total of 31. continue reading »

Immigration News:  Michigan Ballots Will Now Come With Proof of Citizenship Statement

Michigan’s Governor Rick Synder has signed a bill that will require voters to sign a statement to verify they are U.S. citizens. continue reading »

Census Bureau Rethinks the Best Way to Measure Race

Census Bureau Rethinks the Best Way to Measure Race

Possible revisions to how the decennial census asks questions about race and ethnicity have raised concerns among some groups that any changes could reduce their population count and thus weaken their electoral clout. continue reading »

Voto Latino: Make Sure We Don’t Miss a Beat When We Start the New Year

Voto Latino: Make Sure We Don’t Miss a Beat When We Start the New Year

From VotoLatino: Tomorrow we start a new year -- and Voto Latino turns a new page. The 2012 election made it clear that American demographics are changing. Now, the future of our democracy depends on our ability to get our continue reading »

President Obama Voices Opinion on Assault Riffle Ban

President Obama Voices Opinion on Assault Riffle Ban

President Barack Obama reiterated his support in an interview broadcast Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" for a ban on assault rifles and a push for legislation next year to stem firearms violence in the United States. continue reading »

Obama Remains Positive After Budget Talks

Obama Remains Positive After Budget Talks

President Barack Obama described himself as "moderately optimistic" after Friday's talks with congressional leaders on a possible solution to the so-called fiscal cliff. continue reading »

Hispanic Group Offers Politicians a List of How Not to Campaign

Hispanic Group Offers Politicians a List of How Not to Campaign

Hispanic Group, an independent, minority-owned advertising agency with expert knowledge of reaching Latinos, advises politicians to avoid basic marketing pitfalls when courting the Latino vote. The agency claims that political campaigns aimed at Latinos have been all about mudslinging and have missed the mark in terms of communicating goals. continue reading »

Resurgent Republic: The Hispanic Challenge and Opportunity for Republicans

Resurgent Republic: The Hispanic Challenge and Opportunity for Republicans

Resurgent Republic and the Hispanic Leadership Network jointly surveyed Hispanics who voted in the 2012 Presidential election in four critical states: Florida, Colorado, Nevada continue reading »

Eva Longoria to Co-Chair President Obama’s Inauguration

Eva Longoria to Co-Chair President Obama’s Inauguration

Eva Longoria has been named one of the co-chairs of President Barack Obama’s inaugural committee after successfully helping during his re-election campaign. continue reading »

National Hispana Leadership Institute Celebrates 25-Years of Latina Leadership

National Hispana Leadership Institute Celebrates 25-Years of Latina Leadership

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) kicked off its 25th Anniversary Celebration and 2012 Annual Leadership Conference this weekend in Washington, D.C. continue reading »