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Senator Mel Martinez

Martinez Warns GOP Is At Risk Of Becoming A 'Minority Party' Without Latino Vote

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.30.2012 | Latino Voices

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...

GOP: This Is Your Future Calling (and Sorry, It's Brown)

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

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.

Mel Martinez and the Last Nail in the Republican Diversity Coffin

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

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."

Idle Speculation: Mel Martinez Is Retiring Early Because He Supports Marco Rubio

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

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.

America's Cuba Policy is the "Edsel" of the US Foreign Policy Portfolio

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

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?