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Adam Luna

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Colorado: While Immigration May Not Be a Major Issue for GOP, It May Be Decisive with Latino Voters

7 Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 02/08/12 07:25 AM ET

With the Nevada caucus behind them, the GOP presidential candidates now turn to Colorado, where they will compete in their sixth nominating contest so far this year. Despite the fact that immigration is believed to not be a major issue for most Republican caucus-goers, as in years past,...

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Immigration & Latino Voters in Nevada: Why the 2008 & 2010 Results Are More Instructive for November

7 Comments | Posted February 6, 2012 | 02/06/12 12:49 PM ET

Like the ad says, "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas."  Simply, what happens in February won’t matter much in November.  That’s when the state will turn into a battleground.  And if the past two election cycles -- and results of the 2010 Census -- are any guide,...

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Mitt Romney for President: Two States, Two Languages, Two Faces

11 Comments | Posted January 18, 2012 | 01/18/12 12:48 PM ET

The well-deserved rap on Mitt Romney is that he is a political opportunist who lacks core principles. No wonder. We're seeing a blatant example of that right now with the Romney campaign's efforts to simultaneously run two very different campaigns in South Carolina and Florida. This duplicity only confirms Romney's...

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Lou Can't Get No Love

Posted December 7, 2009 | 12/07/09 11:50 AM ET

How's this for irony: the extremist group behind the drive to recruit Lou Dobbs into a presidential run has yanked support for their one-time champion.

While bloggers debated whether Dobbs was too mean to be President, it came out that he was no longer mean enough for the...

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Speaking for God and for America's Top Cops - the Center for Immigration Studies

Posted November 4, 2009 | 11/04/09 12:43 PM ET

America’s top religious and law enforcement leaders are taking a strong stance in favor of sensible immigration reform and it’s made the anti-immigrant crowd very nervous.

In response, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), the anti-immigrant lobby’s “think tank,” released two reports, written by the same author, claiming that Los...

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CNN's Lou Dobbs to Black People: "I don't want your excuses ... quit whining."

Posted October 9, 2009 | 10/09/09 12:52 PM ET

I was at the Washington screening of the new CNN series, “Latino in America” last night and was, well, not too happy when I left the building. I’ll get into the details about that in a minute, but what really set me over the edge was when Laura Esquivel, from...

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CNN's Dobbs: Creating a Hostile Image of Hispanics

Posted September 30, 2009 | 09/30/09 12:34 PM ET

Every weeknight, CNN airs one full hour of Hate TV -- it’s called, Lou Dobbs Tonight.

For 260 hours every year, Dobbs has a bully pulpit from which to spew race-baiting, fear, and intolerance stamped with the CNN seal of approval.

As I wrote last week, when America’s Voice...

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CNN: It's Time to Deport Lou Dobbs

Posted September 24, 2009 | 09/24/09 12:07 PM ET

This week, America's Voice is launching a campaign to air our new TV ad targeting CNN.  The goal: to get CNN to drop Lou Dobbs.

This is about taking a microphone away from one of the most dangerous propagandists in America.

Few individuals have done more to bring extremism...

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Mainstreaming Extremism: What's the American Cause National Conference Cooking Up?

Posted June 19, 2009 | 06/19/09 05:50 PM ET

Yesterday, I spoke on a panel convened by Media Matters for America to discuss how hate rhetoric has infiltrated the traditional media and become acceptable talking points for conservative politicians.

Eric Boehlert, from Media Matters for America, moderated and I was joined by Heidi Beirich from the Southern...

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