Latino Voters

NYT: Post-2020, Democrats Struggle with Socialism

Democrats are having a vehement internal debate about the role of socialism and left-wing priorities within the party, after a bruising election in which they may have won the presidency but also lost ground in Congress, contrary to expectations.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 15: (L-R) U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) speaks as Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on the four progressive …

Bernie Sanders Picks Up Key Endorsement from Influential Latino Group

Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) picked up a key endorsement from the influential Latino group Mijente — the same group that hosted an event where Sanders vowed to halt deportations and provide Medicare for All and free college to illegal immigrants — days ahead of the highly-anticipated February 22 Nevada caucuses.

Joined by members of Make the Road Action and his supporters, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), participates in a “March to the Polls” February 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sen. Sanders continues to campaign for the upcoming Nevada Democratic presidential caucus. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

La Opinión: Marco Rubio Is a ‘Republican Obama’

Wednesday’s cover of La Opinión, the nation’s largest daily Spanish-language newspaper, prominently portrays donor-class favorite Sen. Marco Rubio with the infamous “hope and change” imagery that defined Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.

La Opinión

La Raza Projects: 16.7 million Latinos Registered To Vote by 2016

With just under a million Latino U.S. citizens turning 18 each year, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is projecting that by 2016, 16.7 million Latinos will be registered to vote. On National Voter Registration Day, NCLR issued a call to eligible Latinos in the U.S. to “Defeat bigotry on the campaign trail—register and vote!”

Immigrants read voter registration forms before becoming American citizens at a naturalization ceremony on June 21, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Some 270 people took the oath of allegiance during a ceremony held at the Theodore Roosevelt Federal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn. One of the busiest …

Jeb Bush Echoes Obama: ‘Todos Somos Americanos’

On Tuesday, former Florida governor Jeb Bush released a new ad designed to appeal to Hispanic voters presumably outraged by the immigration positions of 2016 presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, and women outraged by Trump’s controversial comments about women ranging from Megyn Kelly to Carly Fiorina.

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How Many Latinos Need to Support Republicans for There to Be Future Conservative Presidents?

(Ferenstein Wire) — White Americans are slowly dwindling into the minority, which poses big problems for Republicans. Democrats’ popularity with minorities has helped them snag the presidency in recent elections. By 2024, Republicans may need to blow past George Bush’s 2004 historic record with Latinos (44 percent) in order to ever have a shot again at another conservative president.

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