Tag: Marco Rubio

So long, Marco Rubio

CORAL GABLES, FL - NOVEMBER 02:  Republican nominee for Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio delivers a speech during his "Reclaim America Victory Celebration" at the Biltmore Hotel on November 2, 2010 in Coral Gables, Florida. Results show that Rubio has clinched the Florida Senate seat against his opponents, Independent candidate and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Democratic candidate Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL).  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
March 16, 2016 

Well, as of last night it is official. Marco Rubio, one of two Latinos running for president, is officially out of the race.


Ted Cruz Speaks Spanish…Badly

February 15, 2016 

The two Latino Republican candidates had it out over a certain aspect of their Latinoness at the last Republican debate: their Spanish. Both Cruz and Rubio are Cuban-Americans but as far as their Spanish goes they are very different. Rubio’s Spanish is really good, as seen in several Univision and Telemundo interviews. Cruz…not so much…..


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….