President Barack Obama’s likely victory in Florida came thanks to a diverse coalition, but none were more powerful in that coalition than the Latino voters.
Voter roll purges, demands for proof of citizenship and photo identification requirements in several states including Florida could hinder at least 10 million Hispanic citizens who seek to vote this fall.
Republican vice-presidential nominee, Representative Paul Ryan, will arrive in Lakeland, Florida Friday afternoon as he campaigns in the swing state the Mitt Romney-Ryan ticket can’t lose and hope to win the White House.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign made its way to Miami Wednesday to participate in Univision’s “Meet the Candidates” forum at the University of Miami.
The late Tim Russert famously said of presidential elections, “It’s all about Florida.” New polling from Public Policy Polling found the battle for Florida is incredibly close as the race enters just 100 days to go until Election Day.
While the campaigns of both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney try to come up with ways to court the Hispanic vote, they’re learning that there is no one size fits all approach to the nation’s fastest-growing minority group.
President Barack Obama is basking in Latino enthusiasm in the aftermath of his breakthrough directive on illegal immigration and pressing his jobs agenda before a meeting of Hispanic leaders, one day after they gave a cool reception to GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney and his newly softened stance on immigration.
Fresh off the decision from President Barack Obama to halt the deportation of hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants; the Obama campaign is hitting the Spanish-language media telling Hispanics how the Affordable Care Act will help them.
After getting pummeled in South Carolina, Mitt Romney put all his eggs on a quick turnaround in the Sunshine State; and it looks like his efforts are paying off.
When Florida Republicans cast their vote on January 31; it may be too late to make a difference in the eventual nomination. But, any candidate who chooses to overlook the Sunshine State will do so at their own peril.