Report: Growing Latino Vote Could Decide Elections in 2022, Beyond
A study from the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Institute analyzed the electoral choices of Latino voters in U.S. Senate races across five states in 2020. The findings show that a notable percentage of the growing Latino electorate split its ballots between parties when choosing Senate candidates and presidential candidates.
Witnesses: Trump, Cronies Pressured Officials at Justice Dept to Overturn 2020 Election
The witnesses at Thursday’s hearing were former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen, former Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue, and former Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel Steven Engel, who, according to other testimony, rejected attempts to overturn the 2020 election by the former president and his cronies.
Trump Pressure Campaign Against Election Officials Highlighted in Fourth January 6th Hearing
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) led the questioning Tuesday of the committee’s witnesses, which included a series of highly produced video montages of intimidation and threats by Trump supporters against Republican election officials.
A ‘Generational Howl’ Heard in Chile and Puerto Rico (OPINION)
The triumph of Gabriel Boric over the extreme right in Chile sent out “a generational howl” that is reverberating throughout the region and is echoed in Puerto Rico by young Boricuas who want to change the political and social architecture of their homeland.
Latino Lawmakers Demand Meeting With Tech CEOs on Spanish-Language Misinformation Campaigns
Last week, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus went public with letters sent on January 14 to the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok “respectfully requesting a meeting” to discuss Spanish-language misinformation on their platforms.
Are Mass Resignations at Mi Familia Vota Part of Industry-Wide Crisis in Latino Political Organizations?
Looking for more information on the resignations and the conditions within Mi Familia Vota’s national organization, Latino Rebels spoke to three sources with years of experience in the “non-profit-industrial complex,” as one put it—all of whom asked that they remain anonymous.
Poll: Latino Voters Split Between Democrats and Republicans
Latino men leaned Republican much more than Latinas, due largely to economic concerns, with Latino men saying Republicans have a better economic policy and Latinas saying Democrats were better with the economy
Death Threats Soar as Progressive ‘Squad’ Grows in Congress
Capitol Police expect to log 9,000 death threats against members of Congress this year, many of them aimed at members of the ‘the Squad,’ a group of six young Democrats of color who have become icons for progressives and many communities of color.
Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio: Working-Class Messages Resonate With Latino Voters
Donald Trump over-performed with Latino and Latina voters during the 2020 election. Latino Rebels asked both Latinos in the Senate GOP caucus, Marco Rubio (FL) and Ted Cruz (TX), to explain the rightward shift in Latino voters during last year’s presidential election.
Sen. Luján: Democrats Need to Invest More in Latino Vote
In July, Latino Rebels began asking members of Congress to explain the rightward shift in Latino voters during last year’s presidential election. Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) was the first Congressional Hispanic Caucus member asked.
Poll: Biden Support Falls Among All Americans, Especially Independents and Latinos
While the pandemic has certainly hurt Biden’s support among Latinos, so has the economy. And Latino support for Biden on immigration is even lower.
NALEO: Latinos Turned Out in Record Numbers for 2020 Election Cycle
Latino voters have doubled their share of the nation’s voters since the 2000 Presidential election.
A 63-Page Detailed Analysis of 2020 Latino Voters Is Exactly What Everyone Needs to Read Right Now
The simplest answer for Democrats is to treat Latino voters like the persuadable voters they are,” Carlos Odio of Equis told Latino Rebels.
From Vote to Virus, Misinformation Campaign Targets Latinos
That flow of misinformation has only intensified since Election Day, researchers and political analysts say.
As President Biden Steps into Office, the Real Work Begins (OPINION)
We cannot afford to fall asleep at the wheel again.
Biden Takes the Helm as President: ‘Democracy Has Prevailed’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
What Really Happened With Central Florida Latino Voters in 2020?
“Observing the precinct data, a clear trend that is hard to ignore quickly emerged: The higher the proportion of Puerto Rican voters in a given precinct, the higher the proportional support for Joe Biden was in the 2020 presidential election in that precinct.”
UCLA Study: A Record 16.6 Million US Latinos Voted in 2020 Election, Leading to Key State Victories for Biden-Harris
The 30.9% increase “was the single largest 4-year increase in Latino vote ever,” and “was nearly double the nationwide 15.9% growth in ballots cast between the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections,” the study noted.
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.
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.