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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Miranda Noland | 12/12/2011 - 08:23
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.