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Who the Super Delegates Are and Why They Will Not Switch to Sanders

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Math. Path. Wrath. This has been the process through which Bernie Sanders' supporters travel. They don't get the math, so they continue to see his path, and if you disagree and speak to the realities of the campaign, you'll reap their wrath. And what's their main fuel? The super delegates.

Dems Try To Stop Republicans From Making Library of Congress Use Term 'Illegal Alien'

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

Latino, Asian and black Democratic House members are fighting Republican efforts to force the Library of Congress to use the term "illegal alien," a p...

Hillary Clinton Should Pick Elizabeth Warren As Her Vice President

Stampp Corbin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Stampp Corbin

As the media now pivots to vice presidential candidates for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, she should take a page out of her husband's playbook and buck conventional wisdom.

Puerto Ricans Should Not Attack Our Mexican American Heroes Like Dolores

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 03.31.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Congressman Luis Gutierrez, who is of Puerto Rican descent, has been a long time advocate regarding the immigration issue, however, the same cannot be...

Hillary Should Decline Arpaio's Invite In Arizona After Media Stunt With Bernie's Wife

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 03.16.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Sheriff Joe Arpaio has blood on his hands and has been running amuck for far too long. It's high time we see him in striped uniforms wearing pink underwear underneath.

An Independent Voting Chicana's Case for Hillary

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 01.27.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Photo Credit: 'HRC' by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Key Swing Moderate Independent Voters Should Consider Hillary I was formerly a registered Repu...

Immigrant Soldiers Considered More Courageous Than Donald Trump

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 07.21.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

As a veteran who served during Gulf War I under former President George H.W. Bush in 1991, I give Senator John McCain my respect for his military service and consider him a courageous veteran because he withstood being a Prisoner Of War (POW).

Donald Trump's Visit To Arizona Sparks Debate Between Kate's Law vs. Juan's Law

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 07.14.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Republicans ought to be ashamed for using tragedies to advance their political agenda that can only promote an increase of hate crimes against brown-skinned people.

Joaquin Castro Re-Elected To Congress In 2014 Texas Midterms

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Castro represents Texas' 20th District. Below, live updates on midterm news...

Willie Nelson's Good Southern Texas Hospitality for Refugee Children

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Known for his country outlaw music with Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard and others, at one time "they called Willie crazy, but nowadays they call him a saint." I hope Willie secures several generations of music enthusiasts from one of the fastest growing demographics in our Nation.

Here's How Politicians Have Reacted To The Protests In Ferguson

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

Politicians around the country have reacted as national attention has focused on the clashes between police and those protesting the shooting of unarm...

Elise Foley

Battle Continues Over Undocumented Immigrants Joining Military

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House will get its chance this week to address -- or again skirt -- one small piece of immigration reform: whether or not to allow u...

Texas Twins Campaign, But They Aren't Sure For What

The New York Times | Jason Horowitz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio faced off in a televised debate on Tuesday against a Republican candidate for Texas lieutena...

Steve King: John Boehner 'Didn't Deny' Calling Me An A**Hole

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) weighed in on whether House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) really did call him an "a**hole" back in July, arguing that Boehner...

'Catch An Illegal' Group Slammed By Latino Leaders

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino activists pounced on a conservative Texas student group Monday for organizing a now-canceled game encouraging people to catch students labeled ...

Married!

Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s a big year for Joaquin Castro As his first year of tenure in the House of Representative comes to a close, the 39-year-old Texas politician ...

WATCH: 10 Latinos In Politics To Keep An Eye On

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Latino Voices

It's no secret that with the rate at which the Latino population is growing in the United States, politics would soon catch up. Latinos are rising acr...

WATCH: 12 Moments That Made Us Proud To Be Latino

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It's been a good 12 months for Latinos. From firsts like Richard Blanco reading his poem at Obama's Inauguration to Julian Castro giving the keyno...

The Castro Brothers' National Road Show

Politico | Alexander Burns | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

In Washington, much of the Democratic Party is experiencing a “Back to the Future” moment, with a pair of white politicians pushing 70 — Hillary...

Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.

Texas, Congress Go Blue If Immigration Reform Goes Down

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is indeed going blue. The only question is when. If Republicans sabotage immigration reform, Texas Democrats may not have to wait for a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016.

Viva Hillary Clubs Would Turn Texas Blue for Clinton

Tony_Diaz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

The Democratic Party has held the strings to our hearts. Hillary was poised to make the Latino electorate blossom. But with her gone, who will fill our aching hearts?

Rising Latino Political Stars Welcomed In California

San Francisco Gate | Carla Marinucci | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Democrats' hunger for fresh faces and Latino leadership in politics was on full display as San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro - last year's highly praise...

Julian Castro: "We'll have a Latino President"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro www.readmetro.com. Young, dynamic - and Hispanic. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio, gives a glimpse of Ame...

Romnesia Could Send George P. Bush and the GOP Into the Bush Leagues

Tony_Diaz | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

There is someone whispering in a millionaire's ear telling him that George P. Bush will win Latinos over to the GOP. He just needs to remember one important thing: This ain't his granddaddy's Texas.