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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Benetton Ad Shows Obama & Hugo Chavez Kissing
United Colors of Benetton Ad Shows Obama & Hugo Chavez Kissing
By Amaris Castillo | 11/18/2011 - 10:04

When images of President Barack Obama kissing Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez sprung up all over the Internet, we couldn’t believe our eyes. After some searching, we could relax; the photo is actually part of a new ad campaign by the United Colors of Benetton, and was expertly digitally manipulated. The campaign, which features other images of world leaders locking lips, has fueled much controversy.


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Obama Eva & Antonio
Obama Seeks Latino Support with a Little Help from Eva Longoria & Antonio Banderas
By Amaris Castillo | 10/27/2011 - 09:00

President Barack Obama has recieved some major support from Hollywood in the past and Monday night was no different, except this time he had a different target demographic: Latinos. Our cover girl Eva Longoria (who recently declared her ongoing support for Obama) and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas co-hosted a fundraising party in Los Angeles for 120 people who paid anywhere from $5,000-$35,00 to attend.


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Eva Longoria is One of TV's Highest Paid Actresses
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 10:00

Our cover girl Eva Longoria supports President Barack Obama, but would pass the opportunity to run for his position. Recently honored at Variety’s 3rd Annual “Women of Power” event, the 36-year-old Mexican American actress said she plans on supporting Obama on his second campaign trail.


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Conservative Group Targets Latinos with Spanish-Language TV Ad
Conservative Group Targets Latinos with Spanish-Language TV Ad
By Amaris Castillo | 08/11/2011 - 10:00

In light of the United States’ great debt, a conservative fundraising group has launched a television advertisement aimed at Latino voters.  The "Despertarse" ad, which was paid for by super-PAC American Crossroads, features a Latina mother losing sleep over the country’s unemployment rate.  A super-PAC is a fundraising group that is able to accept unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations or unions.


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Immigration Roundup: Illinois Signs DREAM Act Into Law, Federal Gov't Prepares to Sue Alabama
Immigration Roundup: Illinois Signs DREAM Act Into Law, Federal Gov't Prepares to Sue Alabama
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 18:00

Since Arizona’s passage of SB 1070 caused a frenzy last year (and was later ruled unconstitutional), it seems as though the topic of immigration has remained in the headlines and will likely stay a hot button issue until at least the 2012 election.  Some states have made headlines with their own efforts to pass immigration laws or—on the other end of the spectrum—pass their own versions of the DREAM Act.


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Obama to Latinos: “Build a Movement, Keep Heat on Me”
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/25/2011 - 16:37

In a speech that touched on the economy and the debt crisis and acknowledged Latinos’ frustration with lack of federal comprehensive immigration reform, a mostly solemn and tired-looking President Barack Obama urged audience Hispanics on Monday to “keep the heat on me,” but not forget that it is Republicans who bear the blame for Latino issues not being addressed on a federal level.


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