By Samantha Leal | 11/15/2012 - 15:22
Uh oh. News outlets are reporting that Mitt Romney told a group of donors that Barack Obama won because of ‘gifts’ to Latinos, blacks and young voters, including health insurance and help with college loans, “amnesty” for children of undocumented immigrants and free contraception, reports NBC Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 11/15/2012 - 12:55
An analysis of poll data reveals that young Latinas were among the biggest supporters of Obama in the election, reports Fox News Latino. Both young Latinas and black women were largely representative in the voting group between the ages of 18 and 29.
By Sugey Palomares | 11/14/2012 - 16:28
President Barack Obama addressed the nation and reporters during his first press conference, since winning his reelection campaign against Mitt Romney, earlier today. Obama couldn’t avoid questions regarding the Gen. David Petraeus controversy, the nation’s fiscal cliff, immigration and the Latino vote.
By Dolores Prida | 11/14/2012 - 14:49
Are your ears ringing? Is your cell phone buzzing? Got lots of texting inviting you to the prom? Any flowers and candy yet?
With the tremendous role the Latino vote played in last week’s presidential election, the courting has begun for next time around. All of a sudden, after being bullied for years, we are the most popular girl in high school.
By Samantha Leal | 11/09/2012 - 21:43
Latino voters turned out in record numbers for the election this year, helping to decide key races in states like Colorado, Nevada, Massachusetts and Texas. In a column for The Daily Beast, actress and activist America Ferrera voices her pride on the Latino voter turnout, but also stresses the need for continued engagement.
By Samantha Leal | 11/08/2012 - 17:19
Republican Ted Cruz has been criticized as not being Latino enough to represent Latinos in the U.S. Senate, but now as the first Latino to represent Texas as senator, he has vowed to fight the White House and President Obama at every turn, reports Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 11/07/2012 - 11:29
Four more years!
President Barack Obama won re-election last night against Republican hopeful Mitt Romney. With support from moderates, women and minorities, the president secured another term and gave his election speech to a crowd of supporters, who cheered on Obama in Chicago. Obama, ever the speechmaker, delivered one that promised a fight for equality and fighting for rights for all.
By Sugey Palomares | 11/07/2012 - 10:20
Latino voters proved to be the key demographic for politicians to focus on during Election 2012. With an estimated 24 million Hispanics eligible to hit the polls and at least 12 million expected to cast their ballot, Latinos were empowered to make their vote count – especially in swing states like Nevada, Florida, and Colorado.
By Latina Staff | 11/06/2012 - 18:29
Today, on election day, we want our readers, our chicas, to be as well informed about the candidates as possible when they head to the polls. To that end, Latina.com will be bringing you the BEST Latino elections coverage from around the web all day long! Several of the stories we will post today have appeared on websites like CNN.com, The Huffington Post and Univision News. The story below was recently published on ABC.com.