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Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

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Hispanic voters are a growing bloc of voters that Republicans have been desperate to bring back to the party. Some have embraced misguided comprehensive immigration reform packages as a result, including the subject of this article, Republican US Senator Marco Rubio of Flo

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Speech likely to launch presidential campaign

  • Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign.

    The announcement is expected the week of April

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Harry Reid.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.

Reid, 75, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate for

New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

New York Dreamers Protest.

Monica Sibri, 22, addresses the crowd at a rally Wednesday. Behind her, a protester wears a piece of tape across her mouth with the words "hungry 4 a dream" written on it.

A group of 10 undocumented youths launched a hunger strike Wednesday, vowing to pressure New York la

Ted Cruz embraces unexpected label: Obamacare customer

Ted Cruz and Obamacare.

Political hypocrisy can be a tricky thing. A few years ago, for example, Republicans condemned President Obama’s stimulus package, the “Recovery Act,” even while pleading for stimulus funds for their states and districts.This was not,strictly speaking, hypocrisy – GOP lawm

Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

Would Nominating Marco Rubio Turn Hispanics in 2016?

Hispanic voters are a growing bloc of voters that Republicans have been desperate to bring back to the party. Some have embraced misguided comprehensive immigration reform packages as a result, including the subject of this article, Republican US Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. The initial reaction of many Republicans to illegal immigration reform is to panic. The panic turns into a pander epidemic. And the pandering just looks desperate. Rubio has since readjusted to a much more...

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Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Speech likely to launch presidential campaign Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign. The announcement is expected the week of April 13, and will very likely come as soon as that day, a Rubio source confirmed to CNN. According to the Tampa Bay Times, which first reported news of Rubio's announcement, the Florida senator has reserved the Freedom...

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election. Reid, 75, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate for me to soak up all those resources when I could be devoting those resources to the caucus, and that's what I intend to do." Reid, first elected to the Senate in...

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New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

Monica Sibri, 22, addresses the crowd at a rally Wednesday. Behind her, a protester wears a piece of tape across her mouth with the words "hungry 4 a dream" written on it. A group of 10 undocumented youths launched a hunger strike Wednesday, vowing to pressure New York lawmakers to put funding for a proposed state version of the Dream Act back into next year's budget. Immigrant rights advocates and Hispanic politicians in New York have for...

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Ted Cruz embraces unexpected label: Obamacare customer

Ted Cruz embraces unexpected label: Obamacare customer

Political hypocrisy can be a tricky thing. A few years ago, for example, Republicans condemned President Obama’s stimulus package, the “Recovery Act,” even while pleading for stimulus funds for their states and districts.This was not,strictly speaking, hypocrisy – GOP lawmakers opposed the endeavor that rescued the economy, but concluded that if the resources were available, they might as well take advantage. The problem was that Republicans said Recovery Act dollars were incapable of boosting the...

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Ted Cruz faces fierce Hispanic backlash over immigration crackdown advocacy

Ted Cruz faces fierce Hispanic backlash over immigration crackdown advocacy

Sen. Ted Cruz announced a bid for the White House on Monday, drawing praise from grass-roots conservatives but a fierce backlash from Hispanic groups that said they were appalled at the prospect of the first Hispanic to announce for president this cycle being such a firm champion of a crackdown on illegal immigrants. The freshman lawmaker, whose father was Cuban, has been one of the most vocal opponents of President Obama's immigration policy. He voted against...

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Hispanics demand more Latinos on Sunday political talk shows

Hispanics demand more Latinos on Sunday political talk shows

Hispanic groups are accusing the major broadcast networks of discrimination in the Sunday political talk shows, arguing in a letter Monday that the programs don’t include enough Latino guests nor give enough attention to Hispanics’ issues. National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) said just 7 percent of guests on Sunday political talk shows were Hispanic, despite Latinos comprising 17 percent of the population in the country. The NHLA also said the talk shows often had Hispanics on...

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Top Hispanic News Shows Still Haven't Covered HHS Report Which Found Major Reduction Of Latino Uninsured Rate Due To ACA

Top Hispanic News Shows Still Haven't Covered HHS Report Which Found Major Reduction Of Latino Uninsured Rate Due To ACA

Major Hispanic news outlets failed to cover a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which found that 4.2 million Hispanic Americans have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act provisions have taken effect. On March 16, HHS reported that 16.4 million Americans, including 4.2 million Hispanic Americans, gained health insurance coverage since "several of the Affordable Care Act's coverage provisions took effect." But major Hispanic media outlets have failed to cover the...

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Headline News

New York state lawmakers reach budget de…

29-03-2015

New York state lawmakers reach budget deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers agreed a budget plan late on Sunday night that includes much-debated ethics and education reforms, state governor... Read more

Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

29-03-2015

Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear... Read more

Firefighters gain on Montana fire that f…

29-03-2015

Firefighters in Montana on Sunday were working to contain a wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds from a ski area as flames driven by... Read more

Two missing men likely found amid NYC ga…

29-03-2015

Two missing men likely found amid NYC gas explosion rubble: fire official

By Sebastien Malo and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two bodies found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three... Read more

Mexico News

Rockies beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexic…

29-03-2015

Rockies beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexico - KSL.com

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29-03-2015

Rockies Beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexico - ABC News

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Entertainment

The Walking Dead's Incredible …

29-03-2015

The Walking Dead's Incredible Season Five Finale Nearly Killed Us – Find Out What Went Down!

AMC That was incredible . We were on the edge of our seat throughout that entire finale, and for once, we left it almost totally satisfied and not drowning in...

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The Good Wife's Hack Threatens…

29-03-2015

The Good Wife's Hack Threatens—and Reveals—Everything

Jeff Neumann/CBS Alicia Florrick is getting her ducks in a row now that The Good Wife is the new State's Attorney, but those ducks aren't exactly cooperating. David Lee and...

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Sports News

Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs …

29-03-2015

Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies (Yahoo Sports)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio's emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Even coach... Read more

Notre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th…

29-03-2015

Notre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four (Yahoo Sports)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma... Read more

Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to b…

29-03-2015

Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102 (Yahoo Sports)

MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is... Read more

Latin America News

Chikungunya revives herbal remedies in A…

28-03-2015

Sira Berzas used herbal remedies to alleviate the symptoms of chikungunya Sira Berzas winces when she remembers the pain. The acute ache started in her... Read more

The Bolivian women who knit parts for he…

28-03-2015

Traditional craft skills are helping to save the lives of children born with heart defects in Bolivia. The indigenous Aymara women have centuries of experience... Read more

Immigrants drawn back to California

28-03-2015

Fernando Buenfil Gongora built a hotel in the Yucatan on the wages he made in San Francisco Many from the Mexican town of Oxkutzcab go... Read more

VIDEO: Life-saving knitters

28-03-2015

Knitting is usually seen as a homely pastime. But in Bolivia, it is part of the latest developments in high-tech heart medicine.... Read more

Rescued Chilean miner loses home

28-03-2015

Victor Zamora spent 69 days trapped underground... Read more

Political News

Too fast on requiem for White House FOIA…

29-03-2015

A notice the Obama administration placed in the Federal Register earlier this month seemed to confirm once and for all what many transparency advocates have treated as a given for... Read more

Stumbling through history

29-03-2015

Stumbling through history

Getty How did U.S. foreign policy end up in such disarray? By Joe Scarborough 3/29/15 9:46 PM EDT Yemen is in flames, ISIL is on the march, Syria is apocalyptic,... Read more

Elizabeth Warren meets the Ted Kennedy m…

29-03-2015

Ted Kennedy gets a grand celebration Monday. That’s when crowds of political boldfacers, including Barack and Michelle Obama, will gather in the Dorchester section of Boston for the formal dedication... Read more

Nevada's Caesar

29-03-2015

In the summer of 2007, Nevada Power, the state’s utility monopoly, was ramping up plans to build a $5 billion coal plant in the rural community of Ely. Then-Senate Majority... Read more

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