While Mitt Romney has yet to tap all the resources at his disposal to try and win the Latino vote, Mel Martinez, a former Senator from Florida who ser...
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Republican politicians have been guilty of using immigrants as a wedge issue for so long that they are in real danger of sacrificing their future with Latino, minority, and swing voters.
Martínez's move can been seen as another accomplished person of color flipping a metaphorical middle finger at all the Republicans have devolved into: The party of the "angry white voter."
With Martinez retiring, it will be up to Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running for Martinez's Senate seat, to name a replacement. This puts Crist in an impossible position and is great news for Marco Rubio.
Obama's point guy on the upcoming Summit of the Americas offered me the neocon-friendly, ideologically vapid answer to my question on Cuba. Does Obama read the brief on Cuba?
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