The past decade has been one of tremendous growth for minorities in the Tampa Bay area, with Hispanics leading the way, recently released census estimates show.
A new poll of young Latinos draws a picture of a surging population that was mostly born in the U.S., is largely bilingual and straddles two cultures. These young Hispanics are optimists who believe in the American dream, but who think their community suffers from discrimination because of its ethnicity.
U.S. Congressman Raul M. Grijalva sent a letter to President Obama Thursday calling for the administration to fully fund operations and needed upgrades at border ports of entry around the country.
In taking down Gov. Jim Gibbons, former federal Judge Brian Sandoval achieved two firsts: He became the first Hispanic to claim a major-party gubernatorial nomination in Nevada, and he set into motion the longest-ever lame-duck period for a governor, leaving Gibbons in office for seven more months until the next governor takes office.
More than half the nation's young Hispanic voters do not identify themselves as liberal or conservative, though almost three in four say Democratic President Barack Obama is doing a good job, a poll released Wednesday shows.