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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...

Luis Gutierrez Could Support 'Watered-Down' Dream Act

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is willing to support a "Dream Act"-style bill from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) even if it's "watered-down" and doesn't giv...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Apologizes For Bullying Gay Classmate In Prep School

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney made a surprise appearance on Fox host Brian Kilmeade's radio show Thursday morning to respond to a lengthy Washington Post ...

Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Running On Marriage And Marijuana'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney got a touch testy with a local Colorado reporter on Wednesday after fielding several successive questions on social issues and immigration...

Jennifer Bendery

Hispanic Caucus Chairman: Mitt Romney's Position On Immigration Is 'Very Clear'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Elise Foley

RNC Official: Romney 'Still Deciding What His Position On Immigration Is'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

A Latino-vote outreach program on Tuesday plans to stress to voters that the president has failed on immigration reform and deported a record number o...

John McCain Tries To Cast Mitt Romney As Immigration Reform Advocate

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday defended former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as an advocate for immigration reform, despite glos...

Romney's Etch A Sketch Campaign Begins

New York | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Two constituencies that President Obama is holding onto about as strongly now as he did four years ago are voters under 30 and Latinos. In what is pro...

WATCH: L.A. Mayor Slams Romney's Immigration Stance

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.11.2012 | Latino Voices

On Tuesday night, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa condemned Mitt Romney's immigration stance, calling it "far out of the mainstream" and out of...

Republicans and the Hispanic Vote

Howard Foster | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Howard Foster

The premise that downplaying tough talk about cracking down on undocumented immigration leads to Hispanic votes just does not hold up.

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: Winning Among Florida Hispanics Could Translate Nationally

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

It's Mitt Assertion That He Is Not Anti-Immigrant That Is Repulsive

Dennis Jett | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Once faced with voters who have some sympathy for people who came here from abroad, Romney changes his tune. His reputation for being someone who will say anything to become president is well deserved.

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: It's 'Sad' For Newt Gingrich To Call Me Anti-Immigrant

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

After Newt Gingrich said on Wednesday that Mitt Romney shows "no concern for the humanity of" undocumented immigrants, Romney stuck back, accusing the...

Restoring the Rule of Law to the U.S. Immigration System

Donald Kerwin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

The rule of law cannot be equated with rigorous enforcement of the law. To do so would be to mistake the rule of law with rule by law. Repressive regimes rule by law, but dishonor the rule of law in other ways.

Dave Jamieson

'Two-Faced' Romney Ripped In Florida Spanish-Language Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to exploit former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's potential weaknesses with Latino voters, the Service Employees International U...

GOP Candidate Advocates For Failed Bush Administration Program

Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla.--Mitt Romney said in Monday's GOP debate that he favors what he calls "self-deportation" over policies that req...

Elise Foley

Immigration Debate Heats Up Ahead Of Florida Primary But Cools For GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidates may want to talk about it, but fewer Republicans rank unauthorized immigration as a top issue, according to ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Says Obama's Uncle Should Be Deported

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney stepped deep into the controversial politics of immigration Wednesday, telling a Boston-area talk radio host that President Obama’s Keny...

GOP Candidates Tying Themselves In Knots Over Key Issue

AP | Thomas Beaumont And Steve Peoples | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT AND STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS AMHERST, N.H. -- The Republican presidential contenders are tying themselves in knots over i...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp Uses Gingrich To Bash Romney On Immigration, With Caveats

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign tried its best Wednesday morning to draw attention to a conference call, hosted by Hispanic allies of the president, designed to ch...

Gingrich Gambling On Unorthodox Stands

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich, a political gambler his whole life, is banking on unorthodox stands on immigration, Social Security and other issues to p...

Twist In Political Past Could Bite GOP Contender

The Los Angeles Times | Noam N. Levey | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

The Massachusetts healthcare law that then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed in 2006 includes a program known as the Health Safety Net, which allows undocumente...

Obama Adviser: Mitt Romney Has 'No Core'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod, continued to attack Republican frontrunner and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romne...

Sam Stein

Despite Checkered History, Romney Targets Employers Who Hire Undocumented Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

MILFORD, N.H. -- Mitt Romney's tough talk on immigration continued during a town hall here on Monday, with the former Massachusetts governor and Repub...