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Gun Control Debate Rages in Colorado with Latino Candidates at Center

July 16th, 2013 · No Comments

As Colorado becomes more “blue” (Democratic) and urban, issues like gun control have become even more contentious. Southern Colorado is more rural than the northern part of the state. In one state senate district, a recall effort has been underway because of a freshman legislator’s support for gun control legislation that was passed and signed […]

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Loretta Sanchez and Husband Appear in New Holiday Card

December 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s that time of the year again when Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez sends out her annual campy holiday card. This year’s card features the Congresswoman’s second husband, Jack Einwechter. Last year, she also posed with her husband next to the Christmas tree with Gretzky (her deceased cat) in the ornaments. When she was married to Stephen […]

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Free Documentary On Elimination of Mexican American Studies at Tucson Unified School District

December 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

The folks at the Nonprofit Network have put out a documentary that is fully viewable online about the censorship and elimination of the Mexican American studies program at Tucson Unified School District. It gives a pretty good overview of the closing of the Mexican American studies program and documents some of the clashes with local […]

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Tags: Education · Latino History · Uncategorized

Why You Should Consider Attending #Latism12 or At Least Following Online

October 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

This week the Latinos in Social Media Annual Conference will convene in Houston where Latino influentials across the internet will convene to network, learn new skills, and share tips about online engagement with the Latino community. This year there will be four tracks focused on business, technology, health and education. I will be participating in […]

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Latinos, Religion and Politics

October 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Another survey was recently released showing that Latino voters may not be as conservative as the conventional wisdom suggests, especially in regards to same sex marriage. This new Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life survey shows that half of Latinos surveyed support allowing gays and lesbians to marry with […]

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Tags: Evangelicals · Mitt Romney · Same-sex marriage · Uncategorized

A Glimpse into the Race for CA’s 69th Assembly District

October 16th, 2011 · No Comments

The primary race for the 69th Assembly District in California is shaping up to be an interesting one. It’s a largely Democratic district, so whoever wins the primary is very likely to win the general election. What makes this race interesting is that two young Latinos are in the race, Michele Martinez and Julio Perez, […]

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Schwarzenegger’s Paternity Revelation Makes It Harder to Re-enter Politics

May 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments

For those of you who hoped that Arnold Schwarzenegger would permanently leave the political arena, early this morning you may have been granted your wish. The former Governator admitted that he fathered a child with a former household employee over a decade ago and continued to keep this under wraps as he privately supported that […]

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Announcement re: Posts & Comments (Host Migration)

April 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Dear LPB readers, Over the past few days, we have been in the process of changing web hosting companies. Some comments may have been lost. We are working out the kinks. Hopefully, everything will be up and running smoothly within the day. If the site is down, please check for updates on our Facebook and […]

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