Citations with the tag: HISPANIC American politicians
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- Hispanic politicians ride to fore of Texas races.
Bryce, Robert // Christian Science Monitor; 4/18/96, Vol. 88 Issue 100, p3
Focuses on the growth of Hispanic American politicians in Texas. Major Hispanic politicians in the state; Prospects for the Hispanic politicians in the fall 1996 elections in Texas; Comment by Arturo Vargas, executive director of National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in...
- Breaking even (sort of).
Bryce, Robert // Hispanic; Jan/Feb1995, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p12
Reports that all Hispanic Congressional incumbents were reelected in November 1994. The number of new Hispanics elected and the number lost; Total amount of Hispanics in US Congress.
- On Track to Washington.
Garcia, Kimberly // Hispanic; Mar2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p40
Profiles Hispanic American rolemodel Tony Garza, member of the Republican Party and Texas Railroad Commissioner. His political career; His achievements; Family and educational background.
- Loser Badillo to educate our kids.
Tatum // New York Amsterdam News; 06/03/99, Vol. 90 Issue 23, p12
Editorial. Comments on the efforts of Hispanic politician Herman Badillo to promote education among children in New York, New York. Background on political career of Badillo; Appointment of Badillo as chairman of university board; Views on the political interests of Badillo.
- A Statesman CALLED HOPE.
Canto, Tony // Hispanic; Dec2008/Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p68
The article announces that Esperanza Andrade was appointed as Texas Secretary of State by Governor Rick Perry.
- Clout isn't keeping up with growth.
Mendez, Adolfo // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/27/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 21, pSR12
Focuses on the involvement of Hispanics on the political stage in Illinois. Race between Hispanic American politicians; Ethnic tensions in the state House of Representatives; Percentage of the Hispanic community comprising the state population.
- Hispanic heritage.
Mendez, Adolfo // Hispanic Times Magazine; Aug/Sep1997, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p30
Deals with the contribution of the Hispanic Americans to the history of the United States. List of provincial governors of New Mexico under Spanish-Mexican rule; Information about Don Juan Ruiz De Apodaca, Mexican governor in 1916.
- Lone star politics.
Carbo., Rosie // Hispanic; Sep1993, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p28
Focuses on Hispanic Texan politicians and politics. Texas' political history; Former Texas Railroad Commissioner Lena Guerrero and supporter Governor Ann Richards; Hispanic Texas Representative Hugo Berlanga; Senatorial candidate Jose Angel Gutierrez; Democratic State Representative Roberto...
- Ed Garza.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Nov2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p30
Profiles politician Ed Garza. Educational and political background of Garza; Vision of Garza in politics; Resemblance of Garza to former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros.
- S�nchez Makes Education His Battle Cry.
Martinez, Guillermo I. // Hispanic; Jun2002, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p16
Looks at the prospects facing Tony S � nchez as the first Hispanic American gubernatorial candidate in Texas. Family and political background of S � nchez; Voter turnout of S � nchez in the primaries; Outlook of S � nchez on his gubernatorial candidacy.
- The new Hispanic congress.
Avila, Alex // Hispanic; Sep1996, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p24
Examines the state of political power held by Hispanics in the United States Congress. Number of candidates vying for positions; Percentage of Hispanics in the voting population.
- Squabble over Fourth District in Chicago.
Cardenas, Gina // Hispanic; Jun1996, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p9
Reports on the dispute among Hispanic politicians in Chicago, Illinois over the future of the Fourth Congressional District. Aim of splitting the largely Hispanic electorate body into two districts; Judicial review of the District represented by Puerto Rican Luis V. Gutierrez; Claims by the...
- Power Broker.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Jun2001, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p28
Features Gloria Molina, a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in California. Contribution to the vice-presidential campaign of Al Gore; Career in politics; Influence of Molina on other politicians.
- PICKUP ARTIST.
Hamann, Carlos // New Republic; 11/18/96, Vol. 215 Issue 21, p13
Describes the political campaign strategy used by Texas Democratic senatorial candidate Victor Morales to challenge incumbent U.S. Senator Phil Gramm (R-Texas). Preparations made by Morales for his campaign; Background of Morales; Description of the Morales campaign headquarters in Dallas,...
- Henry Cisneros Sets A New Course.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Sep2000, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p18
Interviews Henry Cisneros, a Hispanic politician from the United States. Reasons for leaving the Univision Television Network; Comment on his company, America City Vista; Views on his political career.
- Power SURGE.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Sep2000, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p30
Features some of the Latino political candidates in the United States in 2000. Regina Montoya Coggins; Rick Rodriguez; Carlos Nolla; Anthony Martinez.
- New Mexico Gets Ready for a Latino Governor.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 15 Issue 7/8, p16
Focuses on New Mexico's Hispanic American gubernatorial candidates, Bill Richardson and John S � nchez. Career in politics; Reason for entering the race; Contributions to the community.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Mar2002, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p12
Presents news briefs on Hispanic Americans as of March 2002. Hispanics who seek Democratic nomination for governor position in Texas; Information on Hispanic American films that received awards from the Sundance Film Festival; Appointees to the U.S. commission on educational excellence for...
- His Own Man.
Saint, Steven // Hispanic; Mar2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p46
Profiles Lionel Rivera, the Hispanic American mayor of Colorado. Criticisms received by Rivera in his decision to drop the health and family leave benefits for same-sex partners of city employees; Position of Rivera as a Republican; Views of Rivera on the principles of the Hispanic culture and...
- Reflecting on the Past, Looking Toward the Future.
Saint, Steven // Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy; 2002/2003, Vol. 15, p3
Interviews Silvestre Reyes, Hispanic Congressman representing the Democratic Party in Texas. Reason for running for the United States Congress; Role as chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; Three most pertinent issues facing the Hispanic American voters.
- Doing Well for America.
Saint, Steven // Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy; 2002/2003, Vol. 15, p19
Interviews Al Gonzalez, the Hispanic American who serves as White House General Counsel. Family background; Obstacles encountered as a Latino that is Republican; Expansion of the national Latino agenda; Career history; Appointment as judge.
- Political Landscape for Latinos Remains Fertile, but Community Still Learning to Crawl.
Gonzalez, Larry // Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy; 2002/2003, Vol. 15, p85
Reveals that there remains a gap between the size of the Hispanic American and the number of them who actually vote. Hispanic American politicians in the 2001 municipal elections in New York City, Los Angeles, California and Houston, Texas; Redistricting; Use of Spanish-language political...
- In L.A., a Latino who could be mayor.
Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/21/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 123, p1
Focuses on Antonio Villaraigosa, a candidate in the 2001 Los Angeles, California mayoral election. Opinion that Villaraigosa will not win unless he can make a diverse array of voters comfortable with his liberal views and Hispanic background; Background information on Villaraigosa's career in...
- POLITICAL PUZZLE.
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; May2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p18
Features Hispanic American politicians in the U.S. Loretta S á nchez; Representative Charles Gonz &accute; lez (D.-Tex.); Ra ú l Grijalva.
- Time running out on Latinos for Cabinet positions.
Castro, Tony // La Prensa San Diego; 1/18/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p1
The article informs that chances of electing more Latinos for Cabinet positions in second term of U.S. President Barack Obama administration are very low as the names of likely Latino nominees is short despite two Cabinet positions being vacant.
- Julián Castro & Marco Rubio: Rising Political Stars Focusing on Ed Issues.
Gilroy, Marilyn // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education; 3/4/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p16
The article focuses on Democratic mayor of San Antonio, Texas Julián Castro and Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio. It says that both are rising political stars that focus on educational issues. It describes the different approaches both have to the issue of education where Castro used...
- Presidential Hopes.
Carney, Elizabeth; Schroeder, Jacob // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 9/17/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p6
An interview with New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, who is a Democratic candidate running for President, about his Hispanic heritage is presented. He says he is running as a U.S. citizen who is very proud to be Hispanic. Hispanics are people who trace their family roots to Spanish-speaking...
- Latinos Find New Paths to Power.
Slambrouck, Paul Van // Christian Science Monitor; 10/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 223, p1
Looks at the impact of Latinos in California politics as of the fall of 1998. Comments from Cruz Bustamante, California's first Latino Speaker of the Assembly; Ruben Barrales' candidacy for state controller.
- Clinton ignores Hispanic Caucus.
Menard, Valerie // Hispanic; Mar1995, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p55
Claims that US President Bill Clinton ignored the request of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that he pursue different solutions to the increase in illegal immigration besides the worker verification system, and that he not mention it in his State of the Union Address. Excerpt from Clinton's...
- The new Congress continues its march forward.
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana // Hispanic; Apr1995, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p92
Presents the author's perspective on the 104th Congress as of April 1995. Overview of the legislation which has been approved in the first months of the Republican-controlled 104th Congress; The Congressional Accountability Act; Balanced Budget Amendment; An unfunded mandates bill; Line-item...
- Hispanic journal.
Alma-Bonilla, Yara I. // Hispanic; Jun1997, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p10
Reports on a broad coalition of Latino organizations' rejection of President Bill Clinton's representation of Latino presidential appointments. Discussion with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; Composition of Latinos in Clinton's cabinet; Hopes of congressional members regarding the increase...
- Election Methods and Black and Hispanic City Council Membership.
ZAX, Jefferey S. // Social Science Quarterly (University of Texas Press); Jun1990, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p339
This paper demonstrates that city council election methods which link council seats to wards increase council membership to a greater extent for groups whose residences are more concentrated. Among 602 cities with populations of at least 5 percent black, black council membership shares most...
- Power Shift.
Munro, Neil // National Journal; 6/9/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p72
The article looks at the possibility for Hispanic American politicians to dominate African-Americans in the 37th Congressional District of California. The district comprised of 25% African-American residents and 43% Hispanics in 2000. Two of the three leading candidates of the special elections...
- Political Growing Pains.
Perdomo, Yolanda // Hispanic; Jun2004, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p15
Discusses the obstacles to the growing political power of Hispanic Americans as of June 1, 2004. Number of registered Latino voters; Reason for the lack of political participation among Latinos; Programs of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials and the National Council of La Raza...
Lim�n, Jos� E.; Mintzer, Richard // Trailblazers: Latino Americans in Sports, Film, Music & Governme; 2005, p95
This article focuses on the Hispanic Americans who entered the U.S. political scene. While the number of Latinos living in the U.S. is increasing at a rapid pace, the number of Latinos in politics is still growing slowly. For many years, discrimination and prejudice kept many Latino voters away...
- Humble Roots: Mastering the Art of Making the Impossible Possible.
Lim�n, Jos� E.; Mintzer, Richard // Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy; 2002/2003, Vol. 15, p11
Interviews Cruz Bustamante, the Hispanic American Lieutenant Governor of California. Obstacles encountered as a Latino in politics; Expansion of the national Latino agenda; Status of talks between the United States and Mexico regarding the flow of immigration between the two countries.
- Inside Washington: April 23, 2011.
Wilson, Reid; Taylor, Jessica // National Journal; 4/23/2011, p2
This section offers news briefs on the U.S. government and politics. Republicans worry about the growing number of Hispanic officials in the U.S. House. In a statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, he said that his wife's rumored bid against Republican Representative Steve King would be...
- Hola, Mr. Mayor.
Stein, Lisa // U.S. News & World Report; 5/30/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 20, p14
Highlights the election of Antonio Villaraigosa as the mayor of Los Angeles, California. Role of Villaraigosa as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since 1872; Report that Villaraigosa grew up in a Mexican neighborhood in Los Angeles; Comments of Villaraigosa on the importance of ethnic and...
- Deracialization and Latino Politics The Case of the Salazar Brothers in Colorado.
Juenke, Eric Gonzalez; Sampaio, Anna Christina // Political Research Quarterly; Mar2010, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p43
Deracialization literature has a rich history, but it has generally focused on local-level black candidates in nonpartisan environments. This article extends the deracialization literature to a competitive statewide context and focuses on Latino candidates, offering a broader partisan...
- Growing into POWER.
Mountjoy, John J. // State Government News; Mar2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the growing number of Hispanic officials in the United States government. Hispanic officials in California and New Mexico; Statistical chart on the total number of Hispanic legislators per state; Details on the trend.
- Crossing Over.
Crowley, Michael // New Republic; 10/18/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 16, p13
Profiles Ken Salazar, the Democratic nominee for Senate from Trinidad, Colorado. Salazar's role as one of the most prominent Latino politicians in the U.S.; His struggle to win the Senate election as a Democrat in a heavily Republican state; Issues important to his political platform, including...
- Black versus Brown.
Cose, Ellis; Murr, Andrew // Newsweek; 7/3/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 1/2, p44
This article discusses the political bond between African-American and Hispanic-American politicians in light of the increase of Hispanic-Americans in the United States. Many Hispanic-American constituents have criticized their politicians for being oversympathetic towards African-American...
- Gaining access.
Aguilar, Dahlia // Hispanic; Apr1993, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p12
Reports on efforts of Hispanics to gain fair representation in United States President Bill Clinton's envisioned multicultural administration. Democratic National Committee (DNC); Equal opportunities for women; Hispanic Women's Forum; Sandy Aguilar; Alexis Herman.
- Latinos: Taking Center Stage at party Conventions?
Radelat, Ana // Hispanic; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7/8, p16
No abstract available.
- The Effectiveness of Coethnic Contact on Latino Political Recruitment.
Barreto, Matt A.; Nu�o, Stephen A. // Political Research Quarterly; Jun2011, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p448
Since the 2000 presidential election, voter education and mobilization have witnessed a renaissance in targeted contact and segmented messaging. Candidates, political parties, and interest groups have taken advantage of advances in electronic databases to divide and subdivide the electorate into...
- The Contender.
Barreto, Matt A.; Nu�o, Stephen A. // Hispanic; Mar2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p9
The article reports that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidential elections. The Latino has served as a member of the U.S. Congress, ambassador to the United Nations, energy secretary and as governor of New Mexico since 2002. Richardson...
- Popularity Contest.
Cohn, Jonathan // New Republic; 10/6/2011, Vol. 242 Issue 14, p10
The article focuses on the popularity of Marco Rubio, the U.S. Senator for Florida, among Hispanic voters. Topics include his Cuban heritage, the difference of support between Cuban-Americans and Hispanic-Americans, and his position in the U.S. debate over immigration. Discussion of his impact...
- Who Out-Latino'd Who? Assessing the RNC and DNC Conventions Latino Outreach.
Barreto, Matt // La Prensa San Diego; 9/14/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 37, p3
The article discusses the participation of Latino political leaders at the 2012 Republican National Convention (RNC) and Democratic National Convention (DNC) and the reaction by Latino voters on the politicians' inclusion in the events.
- Miami Nice: Polishing a City's Scruffy Image.
Skiba, Katherine // U.S. News & World Report; 12/1/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p47
The article focuses on Manny Diaz, a former Cuban-American lawyer and mayor of Miami, Florida who provided counseling to the relatives of Eli�n Gonzalez. Diaz discussed the night federal agents invaded the Gonzalez residence and took Eli�. Particular attention is given to Diaz's potential...
- The Grand Old Party Not Too Grand with Latinos.
Conde, Carlos D. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education; 2/ 4/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p5
The author views that the U.S. Republican party has not been supportive of Latinos. He commends the administration of former U.S. President Richard Nixon for his legacy of hiring the most Latinos and praises President Barack Obama's administration for giving Latinos the appearance of inclusion....