Latino RNC Speakers: How The 2012 Numbers Compare To Previous ...Despite scheduling changes after the convention was cut a day short by Hurricane Isaac, Latino politicians remained prominent, holding key evening speaking slots.
Republican Convention: Marco Rubio Touts Romney's Economic Skills & ValuesIn his speech, Rubio fell in line with his fellow Latino Republican politicians by highlighting his family's blue-collar, immigrant past - his parents, who moved from Cuba to the U.S.
Republican Convention: Susana Martinez Admits Differences but Backs RomneyIn her speech, an emotional Martinez attacked President Barack Obama for the U.S.'s growing national debt while calling for bi-partisan politics to solve America's problems.
Latino Politicians Remain Prominent Even As Republican Convention Cuts ...Latino politicians scheduled to speak Monday at the Republican National Convention will now be weaved into a three-day schedule after Tropical Storm Isaac cut the convention short by one day, planners announced Sunday.
Mel Martinez Warns: If Romney Fails To Woo Latinos, Republicans Risk ...A new generation of Latino leaders is emerging in Florida politics. Cuban-American senator, Marco Rubio, is undoubtedly the most well-known figure in this new emerging political group. "Obviously, probably Marco Rubio is on the top of the list in terms ...
Republican Convention: Carlos Gutierrez Talks Economy, the Romneys & LatinosTampa, Fla. - Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, who served under President George W. Bush, speaks to Fox News Latino reporter Bryan Llenas at the Republican National Convention about issues ranging from the economy to the Romney ...
The Limits of Latino Political Power in the USSome experts say that power is built from its base, and this, it would seem, is what the US Latinos are doing. According to Naleo (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials), there are currently 5,850 Latinos serving as officials ...
20 Latino political rising stars of 2012 (with PHOTO GALLERY)Latino politicians will be center stage over the next two weeks at both the Democratic and Republican conventions. The Democratic National Convention will be chaired by Antonio Villaraigosa, the 59-year-old mayor of Los Angeles.
The enigma of the Hispanic voteChronicle readers received an up-close and personal view of this dilemma/opportunity, via separate Sunday profile stories on two very different Hispanic-Texan politicians - GOP U.S. Senate nominee Ted Cruz and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. Both men ...
Obama vs Romney Latino Vote Conventions Showcase Latinos But Not SincerelyBecause the Hispanic community is such an important factor in this year's elections, politicians are trying to get that community's attention in any way they can.
The Most Influential Latino Politicians in the United States (VOTE)Over the next two weeks, as the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention get into gear, we'll be taking a hard look at Latino politicians, on both sides of the aisle, who have influence over the policies that effect our community.
Craig Romney Speech Courts Latino Voters, Romney's Son Tears Up ...Seven other prominent Hispanic politicians spoke in the video: New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho), Nevada Gov.
Dr. Manny: Christie's speech should resonate with LatinosAnd so, now, I smile to myself every time I hear that Latinos are in the pocket of the Democratic Party. I think many politicians want you to assume that we cannot make our own choices, that we will blindly make choices based on outsiders' expectations ...
Jeb Bush to GOP: Stop 'Acting Stupid' With Hispanic VotersFormer Florida governor Jeb Bush—whose immediate family is probably one of the most multicultural in high-profile politics—took his GOP family to task yesterday, as he often does, for what he believes are its shortcomings when it comes to attracting ...
First female Latino governor pitches GOP brandTAMPA, Fla. -- The nation's first female Latino governor introduced herself on the national stage at the Republican convention to a largely responsive hall.
Hispanic Media is Asking for More Political AttentionJavier Palomarez, president and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, announced this week that his group would track spending by political candidates and organizations on Spanish-language television, radio, and in print and online in 10 states ...
Gay Latino Politicians Flexing their Political Muscle... while President Barack Obama endorsing same-sex marriage and the topic expected to be part of the 2012 Democratic National Convention -- four openly gay, Latino political candidates who are poised to win office this fall are hoping for the chance ...
The Conventions: Republicans, Democrats Make Push for Latino Voters"I see evidence this year of progress in terms of inclusion of Latinos in the political debate," said Mickey Ibarra, who was former director of White House intergovernmental affairs under the Clinton Administration, and who has attended every ...
Latinos may get own race category on census formLuis Fraga, a political-science professor at the University of Washington who directs its Diversity Research Institute, said, "identifying ourselves by racial grouping is at the very core of who we are as a nation and how we understand political power ...
More Latin Flavor to the Democratic Convention – Marc Anthony to Sing National ...Most recently Anthony has been urging Latinos to vote for Obama in a 30-second video. Anthony will join the growing list of Latino politicians and entertainers joining the Democrats in North Carolina next week. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ...