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Willie Nelson's Good Southern Texas Hospitality for Refugee Children

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Known for his country outlaw music with Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard and others, at one time "they called Willie crazy, but nowadays they call him a saint." I hope Willie secures several generations of music enthusiasts from one of the fastest growing demographics in our Nation.

Here's How Politicians Have Reacted To The Protests In Ferguson

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

Politicians around the country have reacted as national attention has focused on the clashes between police and those protesting the shooting of unarm...

Elise Foley

Battle Continues Over Undocumented Immigrants Joining Military

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House will get its chance this week to address -- or again skirt -- one small piece of immigration reform: whether or not to allow u...

Texas Twins Campaign, But They Aren't Sure For What

The New York Times | Jason Horowitz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio faced off in a televised debate on Tuesday against a Republican candidate for Texas lieutena...

Steve King: John Boehner 'Didn't Deny' Calling Me An A**Hole

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) weighed in on whether House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) really did call him an "a**hole" back in July, arguing that Boehner...

'Catch An Illegal' Group Slammed By Latino Leaders

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino activists pounced on a conservative Texas student group Monday for organizing a now-canceled game encouraging people to catch students labeled ...

Married!

Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s a big year for Joaquin Castro As his first year of tenure in the House of Representative comes to a close, the 39-year-old Texas politician ...

WATCH: 10 Latinos In Politics To Keep An Eye On

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Latino Voices

It's no secret that with the rate at which the Latino population is growing in the United States, politics would soon catch up. Latinos are rising acr...

WATCH: 12 Moments That Made Us Proud To Be Latino

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It's been a good 12 months for Latinos. From firsts like Richard Blanco reading his poem at Obama's Inauguration to Julian Castro giving the keyno...

The Castro Brothers' National Road Show

Politico | Alexander Burns | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

In Washington, much of the Democratic Party is experiencing a “Back to the Future” moment, with a pair of white politicians pushing 70 — Hillary...

Obama's Willing Executioners of the Fourth Amendment

Norman Solomon | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.

Texas, Congress Go Blue If Immigration Reform Goes Down

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is indeed going blue. The only question is when. If Republicans sabotage immigration reform, Texas Democrats may not have to wait for a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016.

Viva Hillary Clubs Would Turn Texas Blue for Clinton

Tony_Diaz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

The Democratic Party has held the strings to our hearts. Hillary was poised to make the Latino electorate blossom. But with her gone, who will fill our aching hearts?

Rising Latino Political Stars Welcomed In California

San Francisco Gate | Carla Marinucci | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Democrats' hunger for fresh faces and Latino leadership in politics was on full display as San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro - last year's highly praise...

Julian Castro: "We'll have a Latino President"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro www.readmetro.com. Young, dynamic - and Hispanic. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio, gives a glimpse of Ame...

Romnesia Could Send George P. Bush and the GOP Into the Bush Leagues

Tony_Diaz | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

There is someone whispering in a millionaire's ear telling him that George P. Bush will win Latinos over to the GOP. He just needs to remember one important thing: This ain't his granddaddy's Texas.

Julian Castro Enters National Spotlight With Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro entered the national spotlight with his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Castro didn'...

Janell Ross

Julián Castro Delivers DNC Keynote, Is Compared To Young GOP Rising Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.05.2012 | Latino Voices

When Julián Castro took the stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, there were probably few in the arena or watching on TV who did...

Joaquin Castro Delivers Remarks At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Texas state Rep. Joaquin Castro introduced his twin brother Julian Castro as the keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday nig...

American Dream Family Lore of DNC Keynote Speaker and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Rings True

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Mayor Castro's family lore rings true. His grandmother, with a family tree extending back to Coahuila and Zacatecas, came here as a young girl and was taken in by relatives.

Elise Foley

Democratic Convention Speaker Appeals To Latinos, Texans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be the first Latino keynote speaker of the Democratic National Convention -- an event chaired by L...