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

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

‘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

An Immigration Midterms Check (A Latino USA Podcast)

To unpack how the Biden administration has approached immigration policy and where President Joe Biden stands on fulfilling his campaign promises, Maria Hinojosa is joined by In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela and CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez.

  • Jun 3, 2022
  • 10:50 AM

Can Latinas Be the Difference for the 2018 Midterms? (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 31, 2018

  • Oct 31, 2018
  • 5:55 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

What About Electoral Power? (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this continuation of Latino USA’s 2022 midterms coverage, Maria welcomes her In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela and the following two guests: Sonja Diaz , founding director of the Latino Policy & Politics Institute at UCLA, and Jazmine Ulloa , national reporter for the New York Times.

  • Aug 19, 2022
  • 2:30 PM

Brownlisted: What I’ve Read, Seen and Heard This Week (OPINION)

The first of a weekly column by senior editor Hector Luis Alamo in which he gives an overview of the most interesting and important things he’s read, seen, or heard during the past week, providing his thoughts on them.

  • Nov 18, 2022
  • 1:47 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

Polls: Latinos Say US on the Wrong Track; Most Americans See ‘Invasion’ at Border

A majority of Latino voters believe that the United States is on the wrong track, while a majority of all Americans believe there’s an ‘invasion’ at the southern border, according to two separate polls.

  • Aug 18, 2022
  • 5:20 PM

The Politics of COVID-19 (A Latino USA Podcast)

Maria Hinojosa is joined by her In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela, co-founder of EquisLabs Carlos Odio, and award-winning journalist Tanzina Vega, as they discuss the last two years of the pandemic and what to expect from Latino voters in the upcoming midterms.

  • Jul 15, 2022
  • 11:55 AM

Why Is Marco López the Only Latino Gubernatorial Candidate in Arizona Race? (OPINION)

Democrat Marco A. López Jr., who spoke with Latino Rebels shortly after announcing his candidacy last May, is the only Latino running in Arizona’s governor race, even though nearly a third of all residents are Latino.

  • Apr 13, 2022
  • 11:42 AM

Democrats Bet on Early Latino Outreach to Avoid ’20 Pitfalls

The stakes are high, particularly for Democrats who are counting on Latino votes as a vital part of a winning coalition for cycles to come. And few places are as central to that effort as Florida.

  • Jul 9, 2021
  • 11:40 AM

Brownlisted: ‘Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes…’

Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo provides an overview of some of the most interesting and important things he’s seen, read, and heard over the past week.

  • Nov 25, 2022
  • 1:14 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

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

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

No One ‘Latino Vote’: Religion, Geography Add to Voters’ Diversity

Nearly 1 in 5 people in the United States today are Latino, and “the Latino vote” has attracted significant news coverage as their political voice grows stronger. Yet considering all 62 million Latinos as a group isn’t necessarily all that helpful in understanding attitudes or voting patterns.

  • Oct 26, 2022
  • 12:56 PM

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.

  • Sep 7, 2022
  • 5:22 PM

Florida Governor DeSantis’ Plan to Bus Cuban Migrants Red Meat for Extremists (OPINION)

The busing of migrants was always nothing more than a taxpayer-funded stunt meant as red meat to the most extremist elements of the Republican base, who DeSantis is obsessed with pandering to as he weighs a possible presidential run in 2024.

  • Aug 26, 2022
  • 12:29 PM

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