Tag: Marco Rubio

Ted Cruz Wins GOP Iowa Caucus

U.S. Senator Cruz speaks to members of the Texas Federation of Republican Women in San Antonio, Texas
February 02, 2016 

Ted Cruz has won the Iowa caucus beating out favorite to win Donald Trump. He beat Trump by over 3 percentage points. Not exactly a trouncing, but decisive. Certainly a bigger margin that his counterpart Hillary Clinton who virtually tied with her rival Bernie Sanders. Trump came in second with Marco Rubio coming in third…..


Will Julian Castro Be The First Latino VP?

January 27, 2016 

Julian Castro, the secretary of housing and urban development, has been endorsed for vice president by the National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This surprise endorsement is both unexpected and not surprising. Castro has been campaigning heavily for presidential nominee Hilary Clinton in swing states like New Hampshire ahead of the Iowa primaries. He has been….


How Did Two Cubans Come To Run For President?

November 16, 2015 

With the exception of Ben Carson, the presidential race is pretty White. The only other candidates that are not Lilly White are Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. They are Latinos of Cuban descent. How is it that for the first time that Latinos run for president they are both white, (with a small W), and….


President Obama Discusses Cuba Policy at State Of The Union

State Of Union
January 21, 2015 

In last night’s State of the Union address President Obama discussed his controversial normalization of relations with Cuba at length. Possibly the most surprising development is that he asked Congress directly to lift the fifty-year-old trade embargo. He started off by explaining his thinking on why it is time for a change in Cuban foreign….


Could One Of These 5 Politicians Be The First Latino President?

March 01, 2012 

The Latino population is rapidly becoming a political giant. As such, it’s not out of the ream of possibility that we might have a Latino President in the near future. Here are five candidates who we think have the best chances.