In 2008, President Obama largely ignored the home turf of his opponent, John McCain. His campaign says 2012 will be different.
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will attend the State of the Union in Washington D.C. Tuesday night. It will be the end of her five year career in federal service-she will resign later this week.
The vote came as the district risked losing millions in funds. The board opted to create a comprehensive studies program that covers more than just Mexican-American studies in the future.
One change is that more people are talking about mental health. But at the same time, Arizona’s budget cuts have eliminated support for about 12,000 people suffering from mental illness.
The last presidential election in 2006 was the first time Mexicans expats had the right to vote, but just over 32,600 of the millions residing in the United States cast a ballot.
Dr. Raul Ruiz grew up in a trailer park in this poor district in Southern California’s interior. The son of Mexican farm workers, he studied medicine at Harvard and then returned to his community to focus on the health problems of a poor, Latino population.
Some political observers say the debate over states' rights and immigration reform is likely to shape the discourse in upcoming campaigns.
A national poll shows Latinos are unhappy with both political parties and may not vote next year. The survey asked registered Hispanic voters about their attitudes toward candidates and the 2012 election.
A new poll shows a majority of Hispanics say religion has no place in politics, according to a national study by the polling group Latino Decisions.
While admitting allowing high-powered weapons to enter Mexico was a mistake, Attorney General Eric Holder refused to resign and asked Congress to help his agency by enacting new gun regulations.