Barack Obama Victory Speech
WATCH: Barack Obama's Victory Speech
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. 


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Young Voters at the Polls
Nuyoricans in Florida Could Decide the Election—If They Hit The Polls
By Latina Staff | 11/06/2012 - 17:00

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! The story below was recently published on the Univision News/ABC site.  


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Mitt Romney and Barack Obama during the third Presidential Debate
Election 2012: The Last Presidential Debate
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/23/2012 - 15:30

The table that divided President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney did not adequately capture how far apart their visions are on America’s role in the world. How to deal with friend Israel or foe Iran, trade with an emboldened China, and troop withdrawals from Afghanistan are some of the issues where their differences emerged. Both men threw in some domestic issues in the last debate devoted to foreign policy, full well knowing that most Americans are more focused on the economy at home than China’s.


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Joe Biden and Paul Ryan during the Vice Presidential Debate
Vice Presidential Debate 2012: Biden vs. Ryan
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/12/2012 - 15:00

It was the sizzling, red meat debate millions of Americans expected but did not get last week between President Barack Obama and challenger Governor Mitt Romney. Vice-President Joseph Biden, Jr. and his Republican opponent Congressman Paul Ryan fired away on issues ranging from foreign policy, the economy, jobs, Medicare, and women’s reproductive rights.


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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Presidential Debates Start Tonight
By Samantha Leal | 10/03/2012 - 09:37

The first presidential debate of the election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will take place in Colorado, focusing on domestic policy. The debate will be moderated by Jim Lehrer (host of NewsHour on PBS).


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Voting Booth, Polls
Telemundo and Voto Latino Join Forces for National Voter Registration Day
By Sugey Palomares | 09/25/2012 - 10:20

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Hispanic media network Telemundo and the bipartisan non-profit Voto Latino have joined forces along with the United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to make sure an estimated 25.6 million Latinos are prepared to rock the polls in November.


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Young Voters at the Polls
Voter Suppression Could Leave 10 Million Latino Voters Powerless
By Sally Mercedes | 09/24/2012 - 18:00

Although Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both courting Latino voters in this year's election (now less than two months away!), a new study by civil rights organization The Advancement Project indicates that there may a problem in that plan. Because of voter ID laws and registration policies in 23 states, more than 10 million Latino citizens could be deterred from registering to vote or getting to the polls on Election Day.


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Barack Obama talks to Univision anchors Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas
Obama: Immigration Reform Was My "Biggest Failure"
By Samantha Leal | 09/21/2012 - 09:36

President Barack Obama appeared on a Univision News forum, co-anchored by Jorge Ramos and Marie Elena Salinas, and admitted he failed to pass immigration reform, placing blame on a tough economic situation that became priority and a Republican Party that was unwilling to help.


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Univision CEO Randy Falco
CEO of Univision Formally Complains About Lack of Latino Presidential Debate Moderators
By Samantha Leal | 08/15/2012 - 17:00

Presidential and vice presidential debate moderators have been announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates and some people are not too happy with the picks. One of those not happy with the selections? Randy Falco, CEO of Univision, who wrote a strongly worded letter to Janet Brown, the head of the CPD.


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Julian Castro at the 2012 State of the Union Address
Election 2012: Latino to Deliver Keynote at the Democratic National Convention
By Viviana Hurtado | 08/02/2012 - 16:00

Although considered by some a rising political star in the Democratic party, Julián Castro became a super star when the news broke that he will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the beginning of September. The San Antonio mayor is scheduled to speak, as is First Lady Michelle Obama, on the opening night. This speech will set the tone for President Obama’s nomination at the “top” of the Democratic ticket. Both Mrs.


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