Election 2020

Leading Democratic VP Contender Bass Defends Stance on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden’s running mate, on Sunday defended her past travel to Cuba and the sympathetic comments she made after the death of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled the communist country for decades.

  • Aug 2, 2020
  • 4:53 PM

Elizabeth Warren: Puerto Ricans’ Choice for Vice President (OPINION)

She has demonstrated time and again an unshakable commitment to economic development, worker justice, and debt relief for the people of Puerto Rico—before it was fashionable.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

The State of Latino Political Power Heading Into the 2020 Election

Latino representation is still trailing far behind actual parity. Nine percent of the House is Latino, but Latinos represent 18 percent of the U.S. population.

  • Jul 27, 2020
  • 1:50 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Wholly Distorts Biden on Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is assailing Joe Biden for immigration proposals that Biden actually isn’t proposing. Trump’s account of what his Democratic presidential rival says he’d do with people in the country illegally is false in almost every detail.

  • Jul 16, 2020
  • 2:30 PM

When It Comes to Latinx Voters, Biden Can’t Make Same Mistakes of 2016 (OPINION)

In 2020, we are in danger of repeating the same mistake.

  • Jul 16, 2020
  • 7:16 AM

Latino Decisions Announces Release of New Survey Results in Six Battleground States

This is the first survey with a robust sample asking Latinos for their opinions on the recent Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a former police officer with the Minneapolis police department.

  • Jul 11, 2020
  • 10:41 AM

1 Ad, 3 Accents: How Democrats Aim to Win Latino Votes

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is hoping to capture Florida and other pivotal states by pushing Latino turnout rates higher than when Hillary Clinton was defeated in 2016. A key to doing that is a deeper understanding of Latino voters’ backgrounds thanks to new advancements in “micro-targeting.”

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 10:25 AM

AOC Easily Wins Primary, Bringing New Progressives With Her

Tuesday’s primary elections in New York showed signs of a progressive Black and Latinx wave ahead of November’s general election.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 5:25 PM

Joe Biden Tells Texas Democrats ‘We Have a Real Chance to Turn the State Blue’

Biden addressed the Texas Democratic Party’s online state convention Saturday.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

With Wins in 7 States and DC, Biden Closes in on Nomination

Biden could lock down the nomination within the next week as West Virginia and Georgia hold primaries.

  • Jun 3, 2020
  • 11:49 AM

9 States, DC Vote Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Social Unrest

Voters across America navigated curfews and health concerns Tuesday in a slate of primary elections amid dueling national crises as Joe Biden looked to move closer to formally clinching the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • Jun 2, 2020
  • 6:36 PM

Unrest Demonstrates Biden’s Challenge in Breaking Through

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is facing some stiff competition in getting his campaign message out.

  • Jun 1, 2020
  • 9:43 AM

Sen. Cortez Masto Withdraws Name From Biden VP Consideration

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada said Thursday that she’s not interested in serving as running mate to presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.

  • May 28, 2020
  • 9:52 PM

LULAC President Says Both Parties Can No Longer Use US Latinos as ‘Political Piñatas’

“Both parties need to do more if they expect Latinos to believe them and and vote for them,” Domingo Garcia said. “I think one of the silver linings that may come out of this pandemic is that politicians using Latinos as political piñatas may find it will not pay off for them.”

  • May 27, 2020
  • 4:58 PM

Biden Says He Was Too ‘Cavalier’ About Black Trump Backers

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden said he “should not have been so cavalier” in comments earlier Friday in which he suggested African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”

  • May 22, 2020
  • 4:51 PM

Georgia and Wisconsin Republicans Undermine Democracy for Political Gain (OPINION)

Instead of undermining our democratic processes for political gain, we should demand that instead we institute national vote by mail so people can vote safely at a time when they are at risk due to a global pandemic.

  • May 22, 2020
  • 4:32 PM

NEW POLL: 1 in 4 US Latinos Know Somebody Infected by COVID-19

“More disconcerting is the fact that a startling high percentage of Latinos —27%— report that they know someone who wants a test, but has been unable to get tested,” a Latino Decisions memo about the poll said.

  • May 20, 2020
  • 5:43 PM

Long-Suffering California GOP Sees Revival in Rare House Win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Republicans have been waiting for a turning point and some think it’s finally arrived.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 6:46 PM

Biden Hires Chávez Granddaughter to Help on Latino Outreach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is bringing on the granddaughter of civil rights leader César Chávez as a senior adviser to help with Latino outreach and building out its operation in the states.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 5:37 PM

The November 2020 Puerto Rican Status Plebiscite Is a Great Idea (OPINION)

The upcoming vote on statehood is a cynical electoral ploy and it will not magically bring about a change in the Island’s status. It’s still an important and valuable exercise in what little democracy is afforded to Puerto Ricans.

  • May 18, 2020
  • 6:05 PM

Puerto Rico Cannot Afford Another Disaster: Protect the Integrity of Its 2020 Elections (OPINION)

An electoral code must be supported by the entire electorate to have legitimacy and integrity.

  • May 14, 2020
  • 9:09 AM

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