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Obama Aide: Romney Picking Rubio 'Would Be An Insult To The Hispanic Community'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Axelrod said Sunday that "it would be an insult to the Hispanic community" if Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney chose Se...

Why Can't Mitt Romney Admit a Mistake?

Rick Newman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Rick Newman

A humbler Romney would have acknowledged his role in the abuse, indicated his regret, and apologized to the victim in a meaningful way. Most Americans would buy that. Who hasn't done stuff as a teenager that they later wish they hadn't?

Romney's Immigration Strategy Slammed By GOP Governor

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R), whose named has been floated as a possible Republican vice presidential pick, slammed Mitt Romney o...

Controversial Romney Supporter Attends Speech

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Immigration hawk and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach attended a fundraising appearance by Mitt Romney Thursday, according to a pool report of th...

Jennifer Bendery

Hispanic Caucus Chairman: Mitt Romney's Position On Immigration Is 'Very Clear' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hispanic lawmakers have a response to the Republican National Committee official who said Tuesday that presumptive GOP presidential cand...

Mike Sacks

Haley Barbour Finds Marco Rubio's Alternative 'Clearly Attractive' | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Calling the Hispanic vote "in play" for Republicans this November, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said on Sunday that parts of an...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Doubts Marco Rubio's DREAM Act Alternative Could Pass The House | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that he doubted the House could pass the DREAM Act-type proposal put forward by Sen. M...

Rubio Puts Romney In A Bind | MANU RAJU | 4/19/12 7:50 PM EDT | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has thrust himself into the raging illegal immigration debate, proposing a plan that would create a path to legal status for ...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Backs Away From Arizona Immigration Law Author | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kansas secretary of state and anti-undocumented immigration hawk Kris Kobach has said he's an adviser for the Mitt Romney campaign. T...

Mitt Romney Targeted By Undocumented Youth Over Dream Act

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Undocumented young people plan to hold rallies on Monday and Tuesday to "unwelcome" Mitt Romney to several California cities that will be hosting Romn...

Jeb Bush: Endorsing Romney Is an Endorsement of His Cruel Immigration Policy

Cesar Vargas | Posted 05.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

For Latino families of mixed-status, Jeb Bush's endorsement of Romney shows a dangerous path, and a lack of understanding and caring for our communities. He has decided to follow his party into the void rather than lead his party to the future.

WATCH: Representative Blasts Romney's Immigration Policy 'Model'

Posted 02.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is on a roll. A few weeks after strongly -- and comically -- rebuffing Newt Gingrich's 'Food Stamp President' claim a...

Mitt Romney Isn't 'Tough' On Immigration -- He's a Coward

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

A particularly insidious linguistic habit in American political discourse is to label as "tough" any right wing position, no matter the context.

Elise Foley

LA Mayor And Obama Supporter Previews Line Of Attack On Mitt Romney | Elise Foley | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a Democrat, plans to dig into Mitt Romney in a speech on immigration reform Wednesday, when he w...

Why Most Americans Want Restricted Immigration?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

If the U.S. government really wants to be in the business of protecting American jobs from competition abroad, it should focus on where those jobs are disappearing to: it should prevent job exodus.

Immigration Politics: More Than Jobs

John Tirman | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

What is striking about the Republican candidates' rote denunciations of the "illegals" and the federal government is how completely fact-free the campaign rhetoric has become.

Cristina Costantini

Latino Republicans Abandon Key 'Latino Issues' To Endorse Romney In Florida | Cristina Costantini | Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices

As GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gears up for the Florida primary, he has garnered endorsements from a few of the state's key Hispanic politi...

Restoring the Rule of Law to the U.S. Immigration System

Donald Kerwin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

The rule of law cannot be equated with rigorous enforcement of the law. To do so would be to mistake the rule of law with rule by law. Repressive regimes rule by law, but dishonor the rule of law in other ways.

History Repeats Itself as Romney Takes a Hard-line on Immigration

Philip Wolgin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Philip Wolgin

Mitt Romney once tacitly supported immigration reform. Sadly, his recent embrace of hard-line positions is a show we've seen before and it targets the fastest-growing demographic in the country. He risks losing not only the Latino vote but many non-Latino voters as well.

WORD PLAY: Turns Out 'Self Deportation' Oxymoron Is A Solution To Other Problems Too

Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Last night, Mitt Romney stepped up to fill a non-existent void in the English language, using a new phrase we can’t get enough of: “self-deportati...

Dave Jamieson

'Two-Faced' Romney Ripped In Florida Spanish-Language Ad | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to exploit former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's potential weaknesses with Latino voters, the Service Employees International U...

Andrea Stone

Mitt Romney Pushed For Amnesty In A Special Circumstance, As Newt Gingrich Advocates Doing | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney worked with the state's Democratic leaders to temporarily stop the deportation of an African immigrant who w...

Mitt Romney May Well Regret Kris Kobach's Endorsement

David Leopold | Posted 03.12.2012 | Latino Voices
David Leopold

By embracing Kris Kobach and the Arizona/South Carolina draconian immigration laws he authored, Romney has boxed himself into the dark, ugly corner of the fringe anti-immigrant crowd.

Gabriel Lerner

Mitt Romney Could Choose To Be A Mexican Citizen | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 01.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Four years after electing its first black president, the U.S. could soon have its first presidential nominee whose father was born in Mexico. It's...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Talks With HuffPost: The Full Transcript | Jon Ward | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

MASON CITY, Iowa -- On Dec. 29, The Huffington Post sat down with presidential candidate Mitt Romney for a one-on-one interview on board his campaign ...