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Puerto Rico Primary

The Puerto Rico Primary Was Huge for These 6 Reasons

Kicker | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Kicker

While superdelegates won't actually cast their votes until the convention, thanks to Hillary's big win in Puerto Rico, she is about to clinch. Probably before California, which has the biggest number of delegates, even finishes voting.

Marco Rubio Wins Puerto Rico Primary

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 03.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio was projected to win Puerto Rico, CNN and NBC reported on Sunday, g...

THE WILDCATTERS' LOSERS: Post-Super Tuesday Hair of the Dog Primary Prognostications

Keith Gaddie | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Keith Gaddie

So the Ol' Wildcatter pulled out the Little Smart Pill Machine again to give you a preview of next week's Likely Party Primary Losers. The following ...

'Get Them Out!' -- Why Did We See Racism at the RNC?

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

What does it say about the GOP that a group of white males would be so open about their racism in front of a Hispanic Republican and the rest of TV-watching America? I do not know the answer, but it is a fair question.

The 2012 WalkThrough Museum

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 05.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Adriana Teresa Letorney

If you are traveling to Puerto Rico -- or are already here -- make sure you join us at the 2012 Taste of Rum Festival this weekend.

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For March 23, 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

But as important as the win in Illinois was for cementing Team Romney's delegate realities, the most critical turn in the race wouldn't come until Wed...

A Republican Presidential Candidate Reaches Out to Hispanic Voters

Fred Karger | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Hispanic Community and the Republican Party have much in common. We should work very hard to emphasize all our shared beliefs and work together to defeat President Obama.

Rick Santorum: Puerto Rico Was 'A Nice Break'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum didn't gain much politically from Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, but he isn't second-guessing the trip. "No, we had a good time," Sant...

Mitt Romney Compares Primary Victory To Pancake

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

After cruising to an overwhelming victory in Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was up bright and early on Monday, lik...

The Party Behind the Puerto Rico Primary

José Rodríguez-Suárez | Posted 03.19.2012 | Latino Voices
José Rodríguez-Suárez

It is the party that overwhelmingly voted for Governor Romney to become the Republican presidential nominee, and which can help the GOP become the party of Hispanics across the Nation.

Romney Doesn't See How Young People Could 'Vote For A Democrat'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

Riding the high of a win in Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, Mitt Romney devoted part of his victory speech to young voters, taking a swing at President ...

Mitt Romney Criticizes Sotomayor While Seeking Votes In Puerto Rico

Cristina Costantini | The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2012 | Latino Voices

On Friday, Mitt Romney asked the Puerto Rican people for their vote on Sunday's GOP primary in an open letter to the commonwealth. But on Thursday, th...

Latino-Bashing GOP Seeks Puerto Rican Votes

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Republican pandering to Puerto Ricans will end with the closing of the polls Sunday. Then, it's back to immigrant-bashing and fear mongering. And these Republican candidates will learn that a few days of empty promises in Puerto Rico won't fool Latinos anywhere.

GOP Primary Highlights Candidates' Convenient Friendship With Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 03.17.2012 | Latino Voices

As the GOP candidates head down to Puerto Rico for the island's Republican primary, citizens of the self-governing commonwealth are reminded that thei...

'Soy Mitt Romney': Candidate Releases Spanish Ad

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign released a new Spanish-language radio ad Wednesday ahead of Puerto Rico's GOP primary on Sunday. The commercial features son Cr...

Santorum Calls Himself 'Senador Puertorriqueño'

Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum is making a splash down in Puerto Rico ahead of the island's Sunday GOP primary. On Wednesday he told Puerto Ricans that they should...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santorum Tells Puerto Ricans To Speak English, So Mitt Romney Will Win Puerto Rico

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Reuters has a story out about Rick Santorum's campaign swing to Puerto Rico, whose upcoming Sunday primary has 20 delegates at stake. On that trip, Santorum suggested that if Puerto Rico wanted to become a state, it would have to adopt English as its official language. He believes that everyone should be in "compliance" with an English language standard, regardless of the fact that no such compliance requirement or enforcement mechanism exists. So, go ahead and add the lion's share of those delegates to Romney's count. With zero precincts reporting, I can now call Puerto Rico for Mitt Romney!

Superdelegates Caved in to Obama: Why Do We Need Them? They Served No Purpose At All

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

If the superdelegates had any cajones they'd be calling each other tonight and say, What have we done? There's still time to set this thing right.

An Open Letter To My Boricua Brothers and Sisters

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

The Clintons have played at a potentially devastating politics that could drive a wedge between Americans, black and white. I am asking for your help in fighting those disruptive tactics for this week's primary election.

Puerto Rico Governor Indicted

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Puerto Rico Gov. Anibal Acevedo Vila was charged today with 18 counts of corruption, according to the Associated Press. The wire service says federal...

Scandal-Ridden Puerto Rico Gov. May Hurt Obama In Primary

NY Times | Kirk Semple | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The rumors wash up against the gray walls of La Fortaleza, the governor's palace in this city's colonial quarter, with the regularity of the ocean's w...