'Promises and nothing,' Romney Spanish-language ad says of Obama
September 8th, 2012
02:45 PM ET
2 years ago

'Promises and nothing,' Romney Spanish-language ad says of Obama

(CNN) - Mitt Romney's latest campaign ad, a Spanish-language spot released Saturday, features Hispanics expressing disappointment with President Barack Obama, primarily over his handling of the economy.

"I voted for Obama four years ago. I believed in what he said," says one person identified in the spot as Gustavo Pinto.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Latinos • Mitt Romney
House Democrats look to grab crucial Hispanic voting bloc
August 23rd, 2012
04:35 PM ET
2 years ago

House Democrats look to grab crucial Hispanic voting bloc

(CNN)-The campaign arm for the House Democrats announced Thursday an outreach program targeting Hispanic Americans, underscoring the importance of the key group of voters in November's election.

Titled "Mi Congreso Mi Voto" the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's focused effort targets 16 congressional districts across eight states with large Hispanic populations. The House is currently controlled by Republicans by a 242-193 margin.
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Filed under: 2012 • DCCC • Democrats • Latinos • Republican National Convention
Poll: Obama maintains lead among Latino voters
July 25th, 2012
01:22 PM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Obama maintains lead among Latino voters

(CNN) – President Barack Obama remains overwhelmingly favored among Hispanics compared to Mitt Romney, according to a new poll.

Obama's advantage over the presumptive GOP nominee among the politically imperative demographic remains steady from previous months with the president taking 67% to Romney's 23% of registered Latino voters, according to a NBC-Wall Street Journal-Telemundo poll released Wednesday. Obama holds a six point advantage among all voters nationally.
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New Spanish language ads go after Romney
July 11th, 2012
04:36 PM ET
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New Spanish language ads go after Romney

(CNN) – Three key swing states - Colorado, Nevada and Florida - will see a new Spanish language ad attacking Mitt Romney start airing Thursday in a $4 million buy from two Democratic third party groups.

Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting President Obama, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are sponsoring the ad campaign, "Mitt Romney: In His Own Words." This is the third round of Spanish-language negative ads against Romney from the pair.
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Filed under: Latinos • Mitt Romney • Priorities USA • SEIU
Romney campaign airs new Spanish language ad
July 11th, 2012
08:30 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney campaign airs new Spanish language ad

(CNN) – Mitt Romney's campaign released a new Spanish language television ad on Wednesday, featuring the candidate's son, Craig, as he urges voters to "get to know" his dad.

"I want to tell you who my father is: Mitt Romney," says Craig Romney, who's fluent in Spanish and who has narrated ads in the past.
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George P. Bush ‘concerned’ about GOP immigration stance
July 10th, 2012
03:44 PM ET
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George P. Bush ‘concerned’ about GOP immigration stance

(CNN) – George P. Bush, nephew of George W. Bush and grandson of George H. W. Bush, said he has “reservations” and “concerns” about the Republican Party’s rhetoric on immigration.

In a sit-down with CNN reporters and producers Tuesday, Bush said that he and other Republicans wish the party would “return to George W. Bush on this issue,” referring to the former president’s bipartisan push to reform the nation’s immigration policy.
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Filed under: George P. Bush • GOP • Immigration • Latinos
Poll: Most Hispanics independent voters
July 2nd, 2012
09:04 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Most Hispanics independent voters

(CNN) – A survey released Monday offers fresh perspective on the push for Hispanic voters in the 2012 presidential election, with half saying they're neither Democrats nor Republicans.

The USA Today/Gallup poll indicated 51% of Hispanics identifying as independents, compared to 32% who called themselves Democrats and 11% who said they were Republicans.
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Filed under: 2012 • Latinos • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Poll: Immigration not a top issue for Hispanic voters
June 25th, 2012
05:19 PM ET
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Poll: Immigration not a top issue for Hispanic voters

(CNN) – A new Gallup survey released Monday indicates immigration falls low among issues most important to Hispanic registered voters.

Twelve percent of respondents rated it as the top priority, while health care received the most nods with 21% ranking it as No. 1, according to the poll.
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Filed under: Immigration • Latinos • Polls
Romney adviser: Obama immigration measure subject to repeal
June 24th, 2012
10:49 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney adviser: Obama immigration measure subject to repeal

Washington (CNN) - Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney, would not say on Sunday whether a President Romney would leave President Barack Obama’s recent immigration directive in place, but said all executive actions will be subject to “review and repeal.”

Gillespie, a former adviser to President George W. Bush and chairman of the Republican National Committee, said Obama's immigration announcement was a political move. He also predicted more such actions in the lead-up to the November election.
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Filed under: 2012 • Immigration • Latinos • Mitt Romney • President Obama • TV-State of the Union
June 22nd, 2012
03:27 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama links economy and immigration in spirited defense

Lake Buena Vista, Florida (CNN) – President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned case for his re-election on Friday while defending his record on the economy and his newly stated immigration policy.

He highlighted the new stance, unveiled last Friday, as "the right thing to do" and took aim at his Republican rival over his previous statements regarding the DREAM Act that would have provided a permanent legal pathway for children of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as young people.
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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Immigration • Latinos • President Obama
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