Politics

Voting for Democracy: The Midterms (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA teams up with Futuro Media’s political podcast In The Thick for a special post-election roundtable discussion. Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela are joined by Christian Paz, senior politics reporter for Vox, and Maya King, politics reporter for the New York Times.

  • Nov 18, 2022
  • 11:01 AM

No More Sleeping Giant

Latino Rebels Radio with guest Chuck Rocha: November 17, 2022

  • Nov 17, 2022
  • 3:52 PM

Breaking Down the Latino Vote in 2022

Latino voters were generally supportive of the Biden administration’s policies but remain extremely worried about inflation and the rising cost of living. Pre-election myths about frustration leading to a seismic Latino shift towards the right were ultimately wrong.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 12:15 PM

Florida Democratic Party Needs to Get Its Act Together (OPINION)

Florida Democrats can turn things around, but it will take a long-term plan, cohesive economic messaging that appeals to working people, year-round voter registration, permanent offices offering tangible services, and electing down-ballot candidates to build a bench.

  • Nov 14, 2022
  • 5:18 PM

Democrats Keep Senate Majority as GOP Push Falters in Nevada

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats kept control of the Senate on Saturday, repelling Republican efforts to retake the chamber and making it harder for them to thwart President Joe Biden’s agenda. The fate of the House was still uncertain as the GOP struggled to pull together a slim majority there.

  • Nov 13, 2022
  • 1:49 PM

Latino Vote Surged in 2022 Elections, Experts Say

Latinos made up about one in 10 of the votes cast during the 2022 midterm elections, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Roughly 35 million Latinos were eligible to vote, representing 14 percent of the electorate.

  • Nov 10, 2022
  • 3:57 PM

Democrats Show Surprising Strength; Control of Congress Unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of Congress hung in the balance Wednesday as Democrats showed surprising strength, defeating Republicans in a series of competitive races and defying expectations that high inflation and President Joe Biden’s low approval ratings would drag the party down.

  • Nov 9, 2022
  • 9:54 AM

Amid GOP Gains in Florida, Democrat Maxwell Alejandro Frost Is 1st Gen Zer to Win House Seat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Amid Republican gains in the U.S. House races in Florida, Democrat Maxwell Alejandro Frost became the first member of Generation Z to win a seat in Congress.

  • Nov 8, 2022
  • 10:21 PM

‘We Need to Be Seen’: Record Number of Latinos Running in 2022 Elections

Tuesday’s midterm elections will likely see a “historic” rise in Latino representation in Congress, statewide offices, and state legislatures, according to a study conducted by NALEO. Latinos are running for top offices in 44 states.

  • Nov 7, 2022
  • 5:02 PM

Latino Voters Crucial to Senate, Governor Races in Arizona

Over the past decade, Latinos in Arizona responded to a tough crackdown on immigrants by building a turnout machine that helped propel Democrats to power, turning a longtime Republican stronghold into one of the most competitive states. The strength of that movement will be tested in Tuesday’s election, when Democrats are counting on strong support from Latinos to help them overcome concerns about the economy.

  • Nov 7, 2022
  • 10:21 AM

Lula vs. Bolsonaro: Round 2

Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Roberta Braga of Equis Research to break down the contentious and highly competitive second round of Brazil’s presidential election and weigh it against the destabilizing threat of disinformation.

  • Nov 3, 2022
  • 4:37 PM

Latino Voters in Pennsylvania Back Fetterman in Futuro Media Poll

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gov. John Fetterman, a Democrat, has broad support among Latino Democrat and independent voters in the state’s hotly contested race for the U.S. Senate, according to Futuro Media’s first-ever poll of Latino voters.

  • Nov 2, 2022
  • 1:42 PM

Biden Has Delivered on the Economy and Climate, and Latinos Are Taking Note (OPINION)

President Biden and the Democrats have delivered impactful legislation to strengthen the economy and create good-paying jobs, while addressing other important priorities for Latinos, like climate change.

  • Nov 1, 2022
  • 5:54 PM

Bolsonaro Declines to Concede Brazil Defeat in First Address

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday did not concede the election he lost to leftist Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in a brief speech that marked his first comments since results were released two days ago.

  • Nov 1, 2022
  • 4:44 PM

Lula Defeats Bolsonaro to Become Brazil’s President—Again

SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s electoral authority said Sunday that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the leftist Worker’s Party defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro to become the country’s next president.

  • Oct 30, 2022
  • 7:11 PM

Winning Over Latino Voters

Latino Rebels Radio: October 27, 2022

  • Oct 27, 2022
  • 4:35 PM

Poor Debate Performance Shows Why Florida Governor Attacks Press (OPINION)

For almost two years, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has gone to great lengths to insulate himself in press conferences that amount to nothing more than taxpayer-funded choreographies in which he is allowed to regurgitate his talking points unchallenged.

  • Oct 27, 2022
  • 2:29 PM

Why Viejitos Vote Republican (OPINION)

My grandma votes Republican because she believes in three things: money, strength, and the rule of law. Whether the Republican Party stands for any of those things is beside the point because, to her, and to a lot of other people still, the Republicans represent those values more than the Democrats.

  • Oct 25, 2022
  • 2:56 PM

In Futuro Media’s First-Ever Political Poll, DeSantis Has Highest Favorable Rating With Florida Latino Voters

In the first battleground state political poll from Futuro Media that spans three key states and issues important to the U.S. Latino community, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has the highest favorable rating with the state’s Latino voters in the leadup to the 2022 midterms.

  • Oct 25, 2022
  • 6:00 AM

Disinfo en español

Latino Rebels Radio: October 20, 2022

  • Oct 20, 2022
  • 5:11 PM

Racism and the LA City Council

Latino Rebels Radio: October 13, 2022

  • Oct 13, 2022
  • 5:04 PM

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