Tag Archives: Hispanics

Singer Pitbull counts two GOP Presidential candidates as friends

Grammy-nominated singer Pitbull made headlines recently with his criticism of Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant statements, but that doesn’t mean he hates all Republicans. In fact, you might be surprised to learn he is friendly with a couple of GOP Presidential candidates, and calls his friendship with them “priceless.” The Miami-born Pitbull has managed to connect with some notable fellow Floridians, including ... Read More »

Texas Hispanics Disturbed by Wendy Davis’ Filibuster Against Late-Term Abortion Ban

Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together. State Sen. Wendy Davis achieved national renown for filibustering a bill prohibiting abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy (a point at which many babies are viable outside the womb). She became a national heroine to many abortion rights supporters and attracted vast sums of out-of-state money, and those Democrats who have been hoping to “paint Texas blue” have seen her as a possible game-changer, even though in polls she runs behind Attorney General Greg Abbott...

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Obama Approval Drops to 49% Among Hispanics

President Obama's approval rating among Hispanics has dropped below 50 percent -- losing nine points in a week, according to a newGallup poll released on Tuesday.

The president enjoyed a 58-percent rating during the week of Oct. 21, in which he signaled a new push on immigration reform and blamed House Republicans for failing to act on the comprehensive immigration bill passed by the Senate in June...

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