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Entries by Janell Ross from 10/2012

Mitt Romney Campaign Bashes Latino Voter Polls, But Obama's Lead Holds

Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

As the presidential campaign enters the final stretch, the claim that national polls aren’t fair and don’t matter is taking a turn as the latest M...

Mitt Romney Immigration Policy Gets Spotlight As CNN Poll Shows Voters Favor Reform

Posted 10.03.2012 | Latino Voices

On Monday, Romney told the Denver Post that if elected, he would not rescind the two-year deportation relief applications and work permits granted und...

Romney, Obama Should Not Celebrate Debate, Immigrant And Civil Rights Advocates Say

Posted 10.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Two technocrats, dressed in dark suits and armed with their own versions of the truth, walked into a Denver auditorium for a presidential debate. ...

Latino And Black Unemployment Rates Fall At Faster Clip, Boosting Obama's Election Chances

Posted 10.05.2012 | Latino Voices

While Friday's news that the overall unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent generated headlines and unfounded conservative allegations that the mont...

Voter Registration Investigations Target Latino Civil Rights Group

Posted 10.09.2012 | Latino Voices

On the final day of the race to register voters in 16 states and the District of Columbia, Florida is reviewing a crop of complaints involving alleged...

Investigaciones sobre presuntas irregularidades en registro de votantes cuestionan labor de organizaciones proinmigrantes

Posted 10.12.2012 | Voces

Al vencer el plazo para registrarse para votar en los comicios presidenciales de Estados Unidos en 16 estados y el Distrito de Columbia, Florida ahora...

Latino Vote Poll Reveals Bad News For Romney In Key Swing States

Posted 10.15.2012 | Latino Voices

Wanted: party faithful and the newly converted, capable of discussing the state of the economy, tax policy and what government can really do to create...

Mitt Romney's Dad Was Born In Mexico, Now Here's His Immigration Plan

Posted 10.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offered a disclaimer in the second presidential debate Tuesday before he addressed his stance on immigrati...

Mitt Romney Breaks With Republicans, Calls For International Indictment Of Iran's Ahmadinejad

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

During the final presidential debate Monday night, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney suggested a surprising tactic to deal with Iran and t...

In Philadelphia, Democratic Political Machine Waiting, Worrying And Some Say Working For Obama

Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The way Congressman Robert Brady (D-Pa.), chairman of Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee, sees it, nothing has changed –- not the players, n...

John McCain Compares Libya Controversy To Watergate

Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R- Ariz.) on Sunday compared the growing debate over what the Obama administration knew about the crisis at the U.S. consulate in Be...

Newspaper Endorsements Stack Up For Obama, Romney

Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

While many media observers question the import of newspaper endorsements, editorial boards at most of the nation's major dailies continue to formally ...

Paul Ryan's Record Opposing Abortion Rights Back In Spotlight (VIDEO)

Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace argued on Sunday over GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's position on abortion...

Hurricane Sandy Provides Business Opportunities In Queens

Posted 10.30.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK-- Valerie Chamberlain met her sister at the 99 cents store they own near the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue Monday. The...

New York Feels Hurricane Sandy Impact In Its Subways, Bridges, Tunnels

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two days after New York City closed its subway system in the face of Hurricane Sandy, swarms of New Yorkers made their way over the Queens...