Doomed by the South: Why the emerging Democratic majority may never happen

Doomed by the South: Why the emerging Democratic majority may never happen

NewsTaco February 18, 2015

*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 […]

Texas GOP’s secret anti-Hispanic plot: Smoking gun emails revealed

NewsTaco July 14, 2014

*Meanwhile … away from the border and the crisis that’s nudged all other issues important to Latinos to the sidelines, a precedent setting lawsuit began toady in Texas. At stake […]

Latino politics in second Obama term: still on outside looking in?

October 28, 2013

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

October 24, 2013

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

September 9, 2013

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

September 3, 2013

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 […]

Tea Partiers Heckle Rubio Who Stays Mum on Immigration

By Toluse Olorunnipa, Bloomberg In the 15 minutes Marco Rubio spent speaking to a crowd of anti-tax Tea Party Republicans in Orlando, Florida, he didn’t mention the word “immigration.” Activists at the […]