By Fox News Latino | 11/06/2013 - 11:54
Latin singer Ricky Martin, celebrity gossip Perez Hilton and actor Jonathan Del Arco are among a batch of celebrities donning Russian-language “Love Conquers Hate” T-shirts to show support for gays in Russia alarmed by a new law banning pro-gay “propaganda.”
It's part of an initiative launched by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest U.S. gay-rights group.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/28/2013 - 09:11
While addressing a room of 600 Iowa Republicans on Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz claimed that the recent government shutdown was worth it.
According to the Associated Press, the Texas Senator said that his key role in the partial shutdown was certainly a success.
"One of the things we accomplished in the fight over Obamacare is we elevated the national debate over what a disaster, what a train wreck, how much Obamacare is hurting millions of Americans across this country," Cruz said.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/17/2013 - 09:55
After 16 days, Congress finally approved a measure to end the partial government shutdown.
The Senate voted 81-18 in favor of the measure, while the House voted 285-144 in favor.
The only votes against the measure in the Senate came from conservative Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
By Latina Staff | 10/15/2013 - 09:58
Nearly two weeks after the United States federal government closed, tourism and government employees continue to feel the affects of the shutdown. But according to Fox News Latino, Senate leaders could be close to making an agreement to end 2013's partial shutdown.
By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 11:30
This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.
By Fox News Latino | 10/02/2013 - 16:57
From informational websites to national parks to processing veterans' claims, the political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 14:17
It's been 17 years since we last experienced a government shutdown. Under the Constitution, Congress must pass laws to spend money, but if they cannot agree on a spending bill, then the government no longer has the legal right to spend money.
By Latina Staff | 10/01/2013 - 10:45
Mitt Romney doesn't believe it was his stance on immigration that made him lose the Latino vote, but rather, Latinos didn't understand his position when it came to immigration reform.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/26/2013 - 09:40
Sen. Ted Cruz finally wrapped up his all-night marathon speech about the need to defund Obamacare at noon on Wednesday, after more than 21 hours on the Senate floor, which even included a reading of Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham.
"Obamacare isn't working," he said. "There are politicians in this body who are not listening to the people."
Cruz, who began his speech on Tuesday at approximately 2:41 p.m, had declared that he intended to speak in opposition of Obamacare until he could no longer stand.