Election 2020

Trump Impeached After Capitol Riot in Historic Second Charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

  • Jan 13, 2021
  • 5:32 PM

Capitol Assault a More Sinister Attack Than First Appeared

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump’s name, the Capitol’s attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face and screams captured on video. They mortally wounded another officer with a blunt weapon and body-slammed a third over a railing into the crowd.

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • 4:21 PM

Go Get Your Shovel, America (OPINION)

It takes a Herculean effort not to slap the taste out of some bigot’s mouth. But we must do for the bigots what they seem incapable of doing for others: we must pity them, as lost, and soul-sick.

  • Jan 8, 2021
  • 12:37 PM

Trump Must Resign Now (OPINION)

The president has failed miserably to live up to his oath of office, but never so blatantly as he did on Wednesday when he urged tens of thousands of supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol to reject the results of the November election.

  • Jan 7, 2021
  • 12:42 PM

The Republican-Made Trump Monstrosity (OPINION)

While Republicans have defended and enabled Trump to carry out his dastardly deeds with impunity, not only have many of them lost their integrity and soul but they are sacrificing their own political party.

  • Jan 7, 2021
  • 11:26 AM

Pro-Trump Mob Storms US Capitol in Bid to Overturn Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

  • Jan 6, 2021
  • 7:49 PM

Warnock Makes History With Senate Win as Dems Near Majority

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach.

  • Jan 6, 2021
  • 9:05 AM

From Protest to Power: How the Latino Vote Flexed Its Muscles in 2020 (OPINION)

Many reporters and pundits have failed to report on one of the most important trends this election—the massive growth in the Latino vote that will reshape the political landscape of our country for years to come.

  • Jan 4, 2021
  • 12:33 PM

Newsom Taps California Election Chief Padilla for US Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state’s next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

  • Dec 22, 2020
  • 1:48 PM

Biden Picks Connecticut Schools Chief as Education Secretary

Miguel Cardona is of Puerto Rican descent.

  • Dec 22, 2020
  • 11:19 AM

Learning the Lessons of the Latino Vote (OPINION)

Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 6:08 PM

The Most Diverse Oppressors Ever (OPINION)

I am not comforted if my bully looks like me.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 5:43 PM

Brazil, Mexico Presidents Among Last to Congratulate Biden

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, becoming the last major Latin American leaders to do so.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 4:43 PM

Will the Biden Administration ‘Look Like America’? (OPINION)

As much as I believe the people who run our government should look like the people they represent, I get that Biden’s promise won’t be easy to keep, even in the era of so-called racial reckoning.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 10:24 AM

It’s Time for Democrats and Progressives to Do the REAL Work With Latinx Voters (OPINION)

Because authentic engagement is year-round work.

  • Dec 14, 2020
  • 3:31 PM

Rising Latino Voters Could Be Force in Georgia Senate Races

LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — As Georgia heads into two key runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate, Democrats are hoping to count on Latino voters who helped tilt the state blue in November.

  • Dec 14, 2020
  • 12:27 PM

Biden’s Homeland Security Pick Faces Questions on 2015 Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Alejandro Mayorkas faced Senate confirmation, not a single Republican voted for him because there was an open investigation into his management of the U.S. immigration agency under President Barack Obama.

  • Dec 14, 2020
  • 10:58 AM

Former Teachers Union Chief Vying for Education Secretary

The former president of the nation’s largest teachers union has received endorsements from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and dozens of national Hispanic organizations as she pursues the top job at the U.S. Education Department in the Biden administration.

  • Dec 9, 2020
  • 11:43 AM

Understanding Cuba’s Strategic Vision to Cope With a Biden Presidency

What does the Cuban side expect from the new administration?

  • Dec 8, 2020
  • 3:20 PM

Joe Biden’s Immigration Policy Still Lacks Focus in Key Areas (OPINION)

Biden’s immigration policies may seem to be an improvement from Donald Trump’s but without a clear Latin American policy agenda, his success may be limited.

  • Dec 7, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

What You Need to Know About Texas Latino Voters and Nonvoters

Cecilia Ballí and two colleagues spoke to 100 Texas Latinos to better understand what drives civic engagement and whom they prefer as candidates.

  • Dec 7, 2020
  • 10:55 AM

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