Tag Archives: Republican

As Trump’s star rises, GOP chances falter

July 3, 2015

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Editorial: Donald Trump has been raked over the coals by the Hispanic community and subsequently dropped by Univision, NBC, Macy’s and others for his racist comments during his Presidential bid announcement. Trump stated that he vowed to build a “great wall” on the Mexican border to keep out rapists, drug dealers, and other criminals, who […]

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Stark Choices: People’s Budget vs. Republican Plan

April 3, 2015

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Commentary: By U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Lawrence Mishel The annual federal budget debate typically doesn’t excite many folks outside the Washington beltway. And with good reason – the Republican budget process is intended to lull the public to sleep by staying short on details and long on damaging provisions that will hurt low-income and […]

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Rubio for President???

February 15, 2013

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Editorial: It started last year with the discussion of who would be Mitt Romney’s running mate as vice-president. It was then that first term Senator Marco Rubio came to the forefront of national politics as a serious candidate to become the choice for Romney. Rubio had all the proper credentials, strong Tea Party support, a […]

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A good week for Hispanic appointments

January 11, 2013

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Editorial: After our most recent elections this past November, one element has stood out and has been talked about, dissected, and analyzed: the impact of the Hispanic vote. This political discussion is vital and is an important piece in the continued growth of the Hispanic community. Another vital piece of the puzzle is the appointment […]

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Republican Response: Reaching out to Latino voters through Education

January 11, 2013

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Commentary: By Assemblymember Rocky Chavez Since the November election, Republicans, Democrats and media outlets alike have been examining Republican Party losses and critiquing where they think mistakes were made with the electorate. The December 21 story “Winning over Latino votes is an uphill battle” examines where Republicans went wrong with Latino voters in the battleground […]

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The Republican Party platform. Cause for concern.

August 31, 2012

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Editorial: A party platform is a document presented at the nominating convention that presents and represents the ideals, vision, goals, and attitudes of that particular political party. This week the Republican Party presented their platform. After reading all 62 pages of it, there wasn’t anything in there that we didn’t already know about the Republican […]

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La plataforma

August 31, 2012

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Comentario: Por Rafael Prieto Zartha Este domingo que pasó, en el programa Al Punto de Univisión fue invitado el exburócrata de la Administración del expresidente George W. Bush, Adolfo Franco, quien nos llegó a los televidentes con un cuento nuevo: las plataformas que aprueban los partidos en las convenciones no cuentan. Es decir, que todo […]

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Ignorancia

August 24, 2012

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Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, Ph.D. La ignorancia no tiene límites. Los recientes comentarios de Todd Akin, representante de la Cámara Baja del Congreso y aspirante a senador por el estado de Missouri, levantó olas de gran tamaño. Sus correligionarios conservadores no saben cómo hacerlo desaparecer de la tarima política. Durante una entrevista, Akin trató de […]

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Votante en casa, voto perdido

June 1, 2012

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Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings Si las elecciones fueran hoy, el presidente Barack Obama y el casi nominado republicano, Mitt Romney, estarían enfrascados en un virtual empate, según un sondeo de NBC, The Wall Street Journal y Telemundo, 47% sobre 43%. Esas cifras demuestran por qué el voto de sectores electorales como los hispanos es clave […]

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Could Mitt Romney choose a Hispanic as a Vice President running mate?

April 27, 2012

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Editorial: This past week the Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney went out on the campaign trail along with Florida Senator Marco Rubio in what could be described as a vice presidential trial run. Rubio received a warm welcome among the folks at this town hall meeting in Aston, PA. Rubio, of Cuban descent, was their […]

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Purgatorio de Rubio

April 27, 2012

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Comentario: Por Humberto Caspa, Ph.D. Marco Rubio es un tanto demasiado rubio para considerarse Latino. No es el color de su tez lo que lo deslatiniza, tampoco es su ascendencia ancestral, ni mucho menos su nombre. Los güeros, las personas de ascen-dencia europea y los Rubio, respectivamente, los hay desde México hasta Tierra del Fuego. […]

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Markos Runs the Numbers: Romney’s Latino Problem Looks Insurmountable

March 23, 2012

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“There’s no way Republicans can suffer electoral swings of that magnitude and survive.” A detailed analysis of the 2012 electoral map by Markos Moulitsas of DailyKos shows that Mitt Romney’s problem with Latino voters could be decisive in the November elections. The analysis relies on recent polling, information about Latino voter turnout, and examinations of […]

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Romney y su amanecer borincano

March 16, 2012

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Comentario: By Maribel Hastings America’s Voice WASHINGTON – A Mitt Romney no le gustan los indocumentados pero tampoco parecen gustarle algunos ciudadanos latinos, sobre todo si son juezas puertorriqueñas que sirven en la Corte Suprema del país. En su lucha por ganarse a la base conservadora del Partido Republicano en el proceso primarista, Romney, el […]

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Primaria republicana en Florida: batalla campal por el voto cubanoamericano

January 27, 2012

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Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings America’s Voice  MIAMI – Ambas campañas prometieron una lucha cuerpo a cuerpo y sin perder tiempo, los precandidatos a la nominación presidencial republicana, Newt Gingrich y Mitt Romney, se lanzaron dardos en su búsqueda del voto latino o más bien cubanoamericano de cara a las primarias republicanas del 31 de enero […]

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La puñalada en la espalda de Mitt Romney

January 20, 2012

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Por Rafael Prieto Zartha Con una sonrisa de comercial de crema dental para saludar a los latinos con una mano y en la otra con un cuchillo para asentar la puñalada trapera en la espalda, el precandidato republicano a la presidencia, Mitt Romney, lanzó su campaña para lograr el voto hispano en las elecciones presidenciales […]

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Romney: las dos caras de su moneda

January 20, 2012

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Comentario: Por Maribel Hastings America’s Voice  Con la primaria republicana de Florida en puerta, la primera que manifiesta ampliamente el cortejo del voto hispano del estado del Sol, no deja de sorprender que republicanos como Mitt Romney sigan pensando que la estrategia que aplican para apelar al voto cubanoamericano del Sur floridano es la estrategia […]

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A Criminal Republican Legislator

January 20, 2012

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Commentary: By Raoul Lowery Contreras Howls of laughter bounce off the walls in California’s capitol, Sacramento with the revelation of an exciting new criminal defense that follows the creative “Twinkie Defense” in San Francisco a generation ago that justified murder. The “tumor” defense of Democratic legislator Mary Hayashi bamboozled a judge enough to lower her […]

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