Doomed by the South: Why the emerging Democratic majority may never happen
*An interesting take that challenges the popular political wisdom about how the growing Latino community represents a boon for the Democratic Party. It’s about the possible political realities of assimilation […]
Health care politics seeps into Latinos’ re-election races
By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino Republicans have not moved on immigration reform. The public put much of the blame on the GOP for the government shutdown. Yet three Latino Democratic lawmakers who are expected […]
Latino politics in second Obama term: still on outside looking in?
By Angelo Falcon, National Institute for Latino Policy/NBCLatino How do we characterize Latino politics at the national level in the current context of this post-shutdown period? This is significant since our […]
Obama: Anyone still standing in way of bipartisan immigration reform should explain why
By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino President Barack Obama fresh from a victory over Republicans on the government shutdown told House Republicans Thursday anyone standing in the way of bipartisan immigration reform should […]
Living the American Dream: Thomas E. Perez Sworn In as Labor Secretary
By Latinovations Thomas Perez, the son of Dominican immigrants, was formally sworn in as Secretary of Labor by Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday September 4, 2013. Perez is now […]
Why America’s Political Destiny Hinges On What Happens Next with Latinos In Texas
By Ralph Benko, Forbes The political stakes could hardly be higher. Latinos, who have leaned Democratic, demographically are surging in Texas. And if the Democrats can turn Texas blue (or even […]
Are unauthorized immigrants overwhelmingly Democrats?
By Eileen Patten and Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew Research Center As Congress debates immigration reform, some political leaders and analysts have speculated that there will be “an electoral bonanza for […]