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Latinos and the 2012 Election

Franklin Garcia | Posted 01.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Franklin Garcia

Latinos have a lot at stake this election cycle. In 2008, over 67 percent supported Barack Obama. Now that the election appears to be very close, Mitt Romney is trying to convince Latino voters that he is not as radical as he sounded during the Republican Primary.

November 6: The Time to Make a Stand

Janet Murguía | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Janet Murguía

As the fastest-growing group of voters in the country, Latinos could make the difference in several key battleground states in the closest presidential election in years.

Joe Biden Says Latinos Should Vote For Obama Because Romney Doesn't Respect Them

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Latinos should vote for President Barack Obama because Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney doesn't...

Kathleen Miles

Romney Gets An Unfriendly Welcome | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.19.2013 | Los Angeles

When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke to Latino business leaders Monday in downtown Los Angeles, he faced a combination of two demo...

Matt Sledge

Romney: If I Were Mexican, 'I'd Have A Better Shot At Winning This' | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

In one of a series of clips from a secretly recorded campaign fundraiser, Mitt Romney makes a joking reference to his family's complicated history in ...

Latinos Need Barack Obama

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 11.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Rep. Linda Sanchez

Latinos know that what we need is a President who will lead our community with respect and value our contributions and that the contrast between Mitt Romney's campaign rhetoric and four years of action from this administration is clear: the man we need to lead us is Barack Obama.

Janell Ross

Latino Voter Outreach Breaks New Ground | Janell Ross | Posted 09.17.2012 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama promised but failed to overhaul immigration during the last four years, and Latino unemployment has left many families in disma...

What a Romney "1950s" Presidency Would Mean for Latinos

Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan | Posted 10.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan

It is more important than ever for Latinos and other minority groups to remember that a Romney-Ryan White House would take us back to the 1950s on gender as well as a host of other issues that have serious consequences in our daily lives.

Romney's Own Words, Not His Ads, Tell Latino Voters the Whole Story

Eliseo Medina | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Eliseo Medina

Latino voters are getting a new pitch from his campaign in the form of a Spanish language website and ad that offer a vague answer to the question: "Who is Mitt Romney?"

Support for Obama Appears Solid Among Latinos in Florida

Casey A. Klofstad | Posted 09.08.2012 | Miami
Casey A. Klofstad

Which candidate is winning the Latino vote in Florida? Latinos in Florida are much more likely to support President Obama than Governor Romney. This said, supporters of both Obama and Romney are certain of their vote at this point.

Cristina Costantini

Latino Advertising Can Alienate Non-Latinos, Study Says | Cristina Costantini | Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Well-known in the Hispanic community for his love ballads and salsa numbers, Marc Anthony is asking Latinos to do more than just dance these days. "Th...

Obama Legitimizes Legitimacy, Wreaking Havoc on the GOP

David Leopold | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

More than a week has gone by since President Obama announced that he was granting deferred action to DREAM Act-eligible youth. Yet the Republicans remain as perplexed as ever.

Romney Speaking To Latinos

Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is addressing the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Lake Buena...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Blunders Used Against Him In Ad Campaign Aimed At Latinos | Sam Stein | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading labor union and allied super PAC are launching a multi-million dollar ad campaign hitting Mitt Romney for his notable primary-...

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...

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...

Mitt Romney Campaign Targets Latino Voters Using Unemployment Figures

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign released an infographic Friday on poverty and unemployment among Latinos, giving a glimpse into its overall pitch to Hispanic vote...

The Cuban Vote and the Latino Vote: Not the Same Thing, and Not the Same Size

Maribel Hastings | Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Maribel Hastings

It's now incumbent on Romney's campaign, when they talk about strategies to court the national Latino vote, to open their ears wide.

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: Winning Among Florida Hispanics Could Translate Nationally | Elise Foley | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that a win in Florida would mean good things for his chances to win Hispanic voters overall. That might be ...

Mitt Romney for President: Two States, Two Languages, Two Faces

Adam Luna | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
Adam Luna

We're seeing a blatant example of that right now with the Romney campaign's efforts to simultaneously run two very different campaigns in South Carolina and Florida. This duplicity only confirms Romney's shape-shifting ways.