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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles Leader in Racism Scandal Resigns Council Seat
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from public office Wednesday, three days after a recording surfaced of her making racist remarks in a meeting that is now the subject of a state investigation.
Outrage Erupts at LA Council Meeting Over Racist Remarks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A raucous crowd of protesters packed the Los Angeles City Council chamber Tuesday, calling for the resignation of three members involved in a closed-door meeting in which racist language was used to describe colleagues —and even one councilmember’s son— as they plotted to safeguard Latino political strength in Council districts.
Los Angeles Council President Resigns After Racist Remarks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles City Council resigned from the post Monday after she was heard making racist comments and other coarse remarks in a leaked recording of a conversation with other Latino leaders.
10 Takeaways of NBC News/Telemundo Poll Reveal How Complex Latino Voters Really Are
A new NBC News/Telemundo poll released on Sunday concluded that “Democrats lead Republicans by more than 20 points among Latino voters, but that Democratic advantage has declined from previous election cycles.” A deeper look into the poll reveals more takeaways that reflect just how complex the Latino vote is in 2022.
Biden Tells Puerto Ricans He’s ‘Committed to This Island’
PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) — President Joe Biden promised to “rebuild it all” while visiting Puerto Rico on Monday, as tens of thousands of people remain without power two weeks after Hurricane Fiona struck and residents worry that Washington’s dedication to their recovery could prove fleeting.
Brazil Election Authority: Bolsonaro, Lula Headed to Runoff
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s top two presidential candidates were neck-and-neck late Sunday in a highly polarized election that could determine if the country returns a leftist to the helm of the world’s fourth-largest democracy or keeps the far-right incumbent in office for another four years.
Republican Candidates Ditch Anti-Abortion Talk on Campaign Trail (OPINION)
Across the country, in key battleground races in Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Colorado, Arizona, and North Carolina, Republican candidates are scrubbing abortion language from their campaign websites to avoid alienating voters while stumping on the trail.
Congressional Latinos Launch ‘Ya Tu Sabes!’ YouTube Show to Combat Misinformation
Ahead of the midterm elections, on Friday the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus launched ‘Ya Tu Sabes!,’ a YouTube show to provide Latino voters across the country with content that is entertaining, educational, and representative.