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Entries by Elise Foley from 09/2012

Democratic National Convention Draws Record Number Of Latino Delegates

Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Republican National convention gave prominent speaking spots to a number of Latino politicians, whom the party called rising st...

Reince Priebus: 'Nowhere Else To Go But Up' For Mitt Romney

Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

On the eve of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus appeared near the event site to a...

Convención demócrata: latinos en primer plano

Posted 09.04.2012 | Voces

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- La Convención Nacional Republicana, la semana pasada, habilitó un importante espacio para oradores latinos a quienes el partido ...

Charlie Gonzalez Speech Links Mitt Romney To Jan Brewer, Joe Arpaio

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The first major address to Latinos at the Democratic National Convention went straight for the jugular of GOP presidential candidat...

DNC Protest Leads To Arrest Of 10 Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ten undocumented immigrants filed off a brightly-painted bus here on Tuesday and walked to an intersection across from the Time War...

Benita Veliz Speech Marks First Remarks From DREAMer At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Three months after President Barack Obama announced some undocumented young people would be granted work authorization and deportation reprieve, Democ...

Antonio Villaraigosa Speech: 2012 Democratic Convention 'Most Diverse'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, one of the first Latinos to chair a Democratic National Convention, said Thursday that this year's gathering r...

Eva Longoria Speech At 2012 Democratic Convention: I Don't Need A Tax Break

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Actress and Obama campaign co-chairwoman Eva Longoria went after GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Thursday for his tax plan, sa...

Joe Biden To Firefighter: Come Have A Beer In Washington, 'No Bullsh*t'

Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden made a stop on Tuesday at a Shanksville, Pa., fire station, where he made a Biden-style invitation for a firefighter to have ...

Mitt Romney Spanish-Language Ad Repeats Claim Obama 'Cut $716 From Medicare'

Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign released a Spanish-language television ad on Wednesday hitting the president on supposed cuts to Medicare, the latest in its ...

TRUST Act Immigration Legislation Endorsed By Nancy Pelosi, 21 Other California Democrats

Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has two and a half weeks to decide whether to sign the TRUST Act, a bill that would cut off some coopera...

House Republicans To Paul Ryan: Good To See You, Now 'Get Back To Ohio'

Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan received a hero's welcome Thursday at the House of Representatives, with his fellow House Republ...

Joe Biden: Latinos Are 'The Most Powerful Force In American Politics'

Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden told Latinos in an address to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Thursday they "are about to become...

Obama Spanish-Language Ad: Mitt Romney Opposed First Latina Supreme Court Justice

Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign touted his appointment of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor -- and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's opposition to it -- i...

Paul Ryan Accuses Barack Obama Of Treating Israel With Near-Contempt

Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan accused the Obama administration Friday of treating Israel with "indifference bordering on conte...

Todd Akin Staying In, So Social Conservatives Say Time To Move On

Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It has been a little less than a month since Senate candidate and Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) was condemned by his party for saying women can...

MoveOn Hits Mitt Romney On Libya Response

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Progressive group MoveOn.org will run a full-page ad this week criticizing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his response to the killing of fou...

Mitt Romney's Immigration Pledge Again Without Details

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Monday that he will permanently fix the natio...

Mitt Romney buscaría una 'reforma migratoria permanente'

Posted 09.17.2012 | Voces

WASHINGTON, D.C. – El candidato presidencial republicano Mitt Romney prometió a la Cámara de Comercio Hispana este lunes que reparará de manera p...

Obama Ad: 'How Can Mitt Romney Take On The Cheaters' In China?

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released an ad Monday bashing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his statements on ...

Scott Howell, Orrin Hatch Opponent, Argues Hatch 'Could Die' Before End Of New Term

Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Utah Democratic senatorial candidate Scott Howell tried a different attack in a Sunday fundraising email: He said the Republican incumbent, Sen. Orrin...

Bobby Schilling: Some Latinos Struggle With English Because 'They Don't Even Know' Spanish

Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-Ill.) said during a campaign forum that some Latinos can't learn English as a second language because they don't know how to s...

Priorities USA Uses Mitt Romney Secret Footage In Ad

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released an ad Wednesday using secret footage of GOP presidential nominee Mitt R...

Mitt Romney Op-Ed In USA Today Promises Growth, No More 'Web Of Dependency'

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Still on damage patrol after the release of footage secretly recorded at a fundraiser, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney penned an op-ed Wed...

Mitt Romney Criticized For Latino Joke In New Ad From MoveOn.Org, PresentePAC+

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Another ad was released on Wednesday criticizing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for comments revealed in secretly-taped footage, this tim...