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Today Supreme Court Hears Voters Rights v State Rights – Who Wins?

Today Supreme Court Hears Voters Rights v State Rights – Who Wins?

Today the Supreme Court will heart the case on the viability of certain part of the Voting Rights Act and whether states have the rights to impose limitations on it. continue reading »

Adolfo Carrion Hopes to Become First Latino Mayor of New York City

Adolfo Carrion Hopes to Become First Latino Mayor of New York City

Former Bronx borough president and veteran Democrat Adolfo Carrion will run for mayor of New York as an independent candidate. In an interview with Efe, he said he is aware of the political ris continue reading »

Obama Administration Looks to Make Law Banning Gay Marriage Unconstitutional

Obama Administration Looks to Make Law Banning Gay Marriage Unconstitutional

The government of President Barack Obama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to find unconstitutional the federal law that defines marriage as "the union of one man and one woman" when it rules on the issue next June. continue reading »

Urge Congress to Take Action to Protect Vital Programs Before Too Late

Urge Congress to Take Action to Protect Vital Programs Before Too Late

On March 1, 2013 automatic cuts that were delayed from the January 2nd “fiscal cliff” debates will go into effect if Congress does not take immediate action. What do these cuts mean for the Latino community? continue reading »

PEW STUDY: Obama’s Approval Rating Among Hispanics Rebounds

PEW STUDY: Obama’s Approval Rating Among Hispanics Rebounds

63% of Hispanics Approve of Obama's Handling of Immigration. According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center and USA TODAY, Obama's job rating is up markedly over the past year among Hispanics continue reading »

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu in On Sen. Rubio’s Thrist Issues

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu in On Sen. Rubio’s Thrist Issues

While Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio was building his international credentials in the Middle East he apparently couldn’t escape from his ‘thirst’ issue. continue reading »

Poll Shows Scandal Plagued Sen. Robert Menendez Not As Popular in Home State

Poll Shows Scandal Plagued Sen. Robert Menendez Not As Popular in Home State

A recent political poll from Quinnipac reflects the affect rumors of romping with under-aged prostitutes and questionable friendships can have on your approval rating. continue reading »

Jon Stewart: Marco Rubio, GOP Are Pandering to Hispanics (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart: Marco Rubio, GOP Are Pandering to Hispanics (VIDEO)

Though Jon Stewart did joke about Senator Marco Rubio’s water moment he also pointed out the GOP’s pandering to Hispanics following the realization that presidential elections cannot be won withou continue reading »

WATCH:  Stephen Colbert’s Witty Take on Marco Rubio’s Thirst Problem (VIDEO)

WATCH:  Stephen Colbert’s Witty Take on Marco Rubio’s Thirst Problem (VIDEO)

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was chosen to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, but while he was speaking, he seemed to suffer a bout of dry mouth. continue reading »

The Drink Heard ‘Round the World: Rubio’s State of the Union Water Moment Goes Viral

The Drink Heard ‘Round the World: Rubio’s State of the Union Water Moment Goes Viral

Who knew taking a sip of water could make you the subject of internet virality? Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was chosen to give the Republican response to President Barack Obam continue reading »

Negative Reaction to Sen. Marco Rubio’s Response to SOTU

Negative Reaction to Sen. Marco Rubio’s Response to SOTU

The following is a response by ‘Somos Indpendents’ to Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union. The group apparently is not pleased with Rubio’s lack of passion for immigration reform especially in light of his own's family benefiting from a very generous immigration policy. continue reading »

Senate Committee Approves Hagel for Defense Secretary

Senate Committee Approves Hagel for Defense Secretary

The Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the country's new defense secretary. continue reading »

Republican Party Rolls Out New Spanish Twitter Feed

Republican Party Rolls Out New Spanish Twitter Feed

The Republican Party rolled out a new Spanish-language Twitter feed on Tuesday, hours before President Barack Obama was set to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. continue reading »

Colbert Satirizes GOP’s “Hispanic Outreach” - MUST WATCH!

Colbert Satirizes GOP’s “Hispanic Outreach” - MUST WATCH!

In case you missed it, Steven Colbert took a satirical swipe at the GOP’s recently announced “Hispanic Outreach” during his nightly program on Comedy Central. continue reading »

Rumors of Second Oval Office are False, Says White House

Rumors of Second Oval Office are False, Says White House

The White House on Wednesday denied building a second Oval Office for President Barack Obama to work in pending the completion of renovations at the executive mansion. continue reading »