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President Obama on GOP Debates: “We’ll Just Run Those in a Loop on Univision and Telemundo”

In a round-table session for selected members of the US Latino media this week, President Obama acknowledged that the current tone of recent GOP debates is helping the President’s 2012 reelection bid. As reported on Univision News, President Obama discussed how best he could win the Latino vote next year. Even with unprecedented support for his 2008 victory […]

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The Largest Minority’s Pending Subject: Improving School Performance.

by Victoria Cepeda The late Jaime Escalante said that “the day someone quits school he is condemning himself to a future of poverty.”  As if foretelling the future, Mr. Escalante, who taught to a predominantly Latino student body, spoke with conviction based on his experience. Years later, our pending assignment, as the largest US minority, is to […]

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The Medicaid Emergency: Latinos Health at Risk

by Efrain Nieves According to statehealthfacts.org,  27% percent of Latinos receive Medicaid which is the health program available to low income families, primarily children and people with disabilities. It is the largest source of funding for medical and health related services for low income families. What would happen if such a valuable resource would be taken from them? If […]

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