“I did not make those postings, I never thought she (Quiñones-Sánchez) could do something so low. But I have a clear conscience, and even after this blow out, I never considered leaving the race,” Morales said.
The former mayor of San Antonio is not only the only Latino candidate for the Democratic nomination but also the only one who has a comprehensive immigration reform project for the country.
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“Bajo mi propuesta, una agencia estatal recopilaría automáticamente información relevante relacionada con el registro para votar de un individuo, con una solicitud que sería enviada electrónicamente al Departamento de Estado” Hughes said.
“Under my proposal, a state agency would automatically collect an individual’s relevant voting-related information with the application and send it electronically to the Department of State and to the counties for purposes of registering the voter,” Hughes said.
If approved by voters, the commission will conduct a comprehensive analysis of whether to implement universal pre-kindergarten for 3 and 4 year olds in Philadelphia, including evaluating proposals for funding.
Diaz stressed the importance of unity and the ability to work together to get things done in the community. The elephant in the room of Latino unity of course is the well known antagonism between Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez and the Democratic City Committee.
Pennsylvania Working Families, an independent political organization, hosted a City Council candidate forum that covered issues from fully funded education to housing, jobs and stop and frisk.
The Liberty City Democratic Club (LCDC) released its 2015 Democratic primary election questionnaire including questions on civil rights, health and social services, violence and policing, families and youth, and economic and community development.
It was journalist Dante Chinni who said "elections reduce Americans to stereotypes" and for the Latino voter that translates nationally into "low turnout." We asked several local leaders to share their perspectives on the truths, assumptions and myths of Latino voting in Philadelphia.
John Jenkins, an administrator at West Catholic Preparatory School, ran as a Republican against Democratic State Sen. Christine Tartaglione in the second senatorial district — didn't expect to win.
Julián Castro, hasta ahora alcalde de San Antonio (Texas), ha sido confirmado por el Senado como el nuevo secretario del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarollo Urbano (HUD).
Senator Pat Toomey will join AL DÍA News Media’s nationally award winning news team for a highly interactive political discussion as part of our “Conversation Series” on Friday, Aug. 1.
Reports of corruption and violations during today's primary election have kept the Committee of Seventy on its toes.
Although Latinos will make up a majority of the largest state this month, voter turnout remains low.
Two organizations unveil a massive campaign to increase Latino voting. National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Mi Familia Vota (MFV) on Thursday, Jan. 23 debuted "Mobilize to Vote 2014" to register more than 250,000 votes.