Entries Tagged as 'Mitt Romney'

LatinoPoliticsBlog speaks with Tony Yapias, Director of Proyecto Latino de Utah, about the infamous “brown list”

July 18th, 2010 · 15 Comments

This past week the Latino community in Utah has been reeling from the infamous “brown list” that included the names, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers and some social security numbers of approximately 1,300 people who are suspected of being undocumented. This list even included the names of children and plus the due dates of some […]

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Tags: Immigration · Mexico · Mitt Romney · Mormon Church · racism

Here we go again… Clinton camp embraces the gambling industry as “economic development.”

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Having run a media outreach program to increase substance abuse awareness in minority communities, I am very aware of how the alcohol, tobacco, and gambling industries advertise and manipulate African-American, Latino, Asian, and even Native American populations. There are piles of research suggesting that carefully crafted messages have been plastered all over our communities to […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Hillary Clinton · Mitt Romney · Presidential Elections

Tancredo withdraws from Presidential race, what impact will his endorsement of Mitt “Anchor baby” Romney have?

December 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Tom Tancredo, the Republican immigration issue candidate, has dropped out of the race for the presidency, but before leaving the stage, he endorsed Mitt “anchor baby” Romney. We have discussed what a Mitt Romney presidency might mean for the Latinos and his family history in Mexico before, and Mario at Nuestra Voice has raised the […]

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Tags: Immigration · Mitt Romney · Tom Tancredo

Walking the talk, John Edwards will stop investing in subprime lenders

August 19th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Latinos and blacks are typically charged more for home loans than their white counterparts with similar credit histories. If you flip through a newspaper targetting a minority audience or listen to radio stations that are popular among Latinos and/or blacks, you often find many mortgage companies pushing their products with promises of the lowest rate, […]

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Tags: John Edwards · Mitt Romney

What a Mitt Romney presidency might mean for Latinos.

August 16th, 2007 · 20 Comments

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Iowa Republican Party Straw Poll this past weekend. Additionally, reports have just come out that he’s worth an estimated $247 million, making all of the fuss about Democratic candidate John Edwards’ riches look like much ado about nothing. John Edwards reports assets of about $30 million and has […]

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Tags: GWB · JFK · John Edwards · Kennedys · Mitt Romney · Mormon Church · National Association of Latino Elected Officials · National Council of La Raza · Presidential Elections