GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigning in Las Vegas on May 29, 2012
Election 2012: Mitt Romney's "A Better America Begins Tonight" - But for Whom?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/31/2012 - 15:49

Mitt Romney needed at least 97 delegates to reach the 1,144 needed to clinch the Republican nomination, according to the Associated Press, which will be formalized at the GOP national nominating convention in Tampa, Florida.  He got 105.  Soon after, the Romney campaign released “A Better America Begins Toni


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President Obama Endorses Gay Marriage
By Samantha Leal | 05/09/2012 - 17:15

Today, President Obama announced his belief that “same-sex couples should be able to get married.” He is the first U.S. President to announce, at least publicly, his support for gay marriage, reports The New York Times. This comes not long after North Carolina placed a ban against same-sex marriage and after Vice President Biden announced he was “absolutely comfortable” with gay marriage.
 


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Election 2012: Who's More Likable?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/04/2012 - 12:07

On Day 45 of the “Newt Death Watch” – a media-penned name coined while waiting for GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich to drop out – the former Speaker of the House announced in a short YouTube video that he was out of the running for President.  He thanked the “nearly” 180,000 people who donated to the campaign, the thousands who volunteered, and the two million who voted for him in the primaries.

Watch Gingrich’s campaign adios here.


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Election 2012: El Record de Mitt Romney
Election 2012: Based on His Record, Will You Vote for Mitt Romney?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/23/2012 - 10:12

Mitt Romney’s main campaign message is “Restore America,” specifically by growing the U.S. economy and creating jobs.  He argues that he is the leader who can accomplish this goal because of his experience as a political and business leader.  So how did this Republican presidential nominee hopeful do when he ran a state, an Olympics, and a company?  Based on his record, could he be a better President than Barack Obama?


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Obama Rasies 4 Million for Reelection Campaign in California
Obama Raises $4 Million for Reelection Campaign in California
By Jill Pankow | 02/17/2012 - 11:38

President Barack Obama had a full schedule recently as he wined and dined with prominent figures in California to raise support, and money, for his re-election campaign. After two days of fundraising with celebrities and business leaders in Southern California Obama was able to raise $4 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Chair Democratic National Convention
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to Chair Democratic National Convention
By Jill Pankow | 02/15/2012 - 14:39

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been chosen by the Democratic Party to chair the national convention this summer in Charlotte, North Carolina. Democrats hope that by choosing the Mexican American Mayor as chair Latinos will be encouraged to lend their support to Barack Obama, who the Democrats are expected to nominate for re-election, and other party candidates.


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Election 2012: Can Barack Obama Run On His Record With Latino Voters?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/15/2012 - 10:50

Is our country headed in the right direction?  That’s the question millions of voters are asking themselves. The answer will mean re-election--four more years--for Barack Obama or becoming a “one term” President if his still-to-be-named Republican challenger wins. We decided to take a look at the President’s major achievements and failures, so Latinas can make the best decision when they go to the polls in November.


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Rick Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota, Embarrassing Romney
Rick Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota - Embarrasses Romney
By Jill Pankow | 02/08/2012 - 13:11

Mitt Romney took the most recent blow in the political battle brewing between him and fellow Republican Rick Santorum. On Tuesday a sizable portion of the Republican electorate in the states of Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado rejected Romney in favor of his competitor according to the Huffington Post.


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Obama Campaign Returning $200,000 Tied To Mexican Fugitive
Obama Campaign Returning $200,000 Tied To Mexican Fugitive
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 13:24

President Barack Obama will have about $200,000 less in his campaign budget after reports surfaced that he will be returning contributions given to him by brothers of a Mexican casino owner who fled the U.S. on fraud and drug charges.


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