Before a captivated University of Miami audience Friday night, a U.S. Supreme Court justice told the tale of her ascension from a humble Bronx childhood to becoming the first Hispanic on the highest judicial body in the country.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
The Florida voter purge list rose like a phoenix from the ashes Wednesday when Governor Rick Scott’s elections department sent a new list of 198 people who it believes are ineligible to vote.
On Thursday, Former Gov. Jeb Bush said there’s “no question” the party will heed his advice on issues that matter to Hispanic voters.
The Obama Administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, but have not been in trouble with the law since, a move that will affech hundreds of thousands of people nationwide, and large numbers of children in South Florida.
Flipping burgers, bagging groceries and bussing restaurant tables are harder to come by this summer for Florida teenagers than you might think.
Florida will sue the Department of Homeland Security to gain access to a federal database in its efforts to purge ineligible voters from the rolls, according to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, the state’s top election official.
As Governor Rick Scott and the state government prepare to defy a federal request to stop the voter roll purge; the constant claim from Scott and the Republican legislature has been the purge is needed to prevent voter fraud.
The election year fight by Governor Rick Scott to purge voter rolls of “non-citizens” is in trouble of spiraling Florida into a similar situation the state faced in the disastrous presidential election in 2000.
Florida’s voter purge may have met its match in the U.S. Department of Justice. After weeks of calls to stop the purge, the Justice Department ordered Florida to stop the voter roll purge undertaken on order of Florida Governor Rick Scott, but the fight may still continue.