Hispanic voters

Latino voters in Florida could help Republicans win in key races

Salena Zito, New York Post

This is Florida, where hurricanes, pythons and local issues like the caravan of Latin Americans approaching the border dominate the conversation. “First of all, let’s make something clear. To me, there’s a big difference between an immigrant and an illegal,” one voter said. “And in all fairness to everyone, you have to follow the law.” Two Latino candidates from two Latino majority districts could help the GOP keep their House majority on Tuesday. And, in the richest of ironies, voters who dislike Trump but are now leaning Republican could make all the difference.

Is Trump Creating New Republicans?

James Freeman, Wall Street Journal

Current polls suggest that Republicans could be in for a rough November, but not as rough as one might expect among a key voting constituency. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report writes today that Democrats are confident about their support among suburban women, but enthusiasm among female Democratic voters “isn’t being replicated among another group of voters that theoretically should be as motivated — or more — to vote for Democrats: Latino voters.”

Bucking the 'Blue Wave' -- Republicans would be smart to focus on Hispanic voters in 2018

Chris Wilson and Brent McGoldrick, Fox News

While many Democrats often appeal to Hispanics on the basis of “identity politics,” we recommend Republicans engage in “idea politics.” Four key issues provide a path for Republican gains among Hispanic voters: tax cuts, repeal of the individual insurance mandate, an “all of the above” energy policy and school choice. Winning in a challenging election cycle requires mining for voters, even among traditional Democratic constituencies. The Republican campaigns that do this are more likely to be victorious.

After all that's happened, Trump fares no worse with Hispanic voters than Romney or McCain

Byron York, Washington Examiner

It's impossible to say whether any other candidate in the 2016 field, including Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio, would be doing appreciably better. The Republican Party's problems with Hispanic voters pre-date Trump, and may be more consequential to the party's standing with those voters than anything Trump has done so far.

Rush: Today's GOP Full of Moderates

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

"There are a lot of mainstream Repub. voters who embody the same fear that GOP leaders do. 'We can't make the Hispanics mad!' A lot of mainstream Repub. voters are embarrassed by SPalin. Many don’t care about reducing the size of gov't. The GOP estab. is OK with that because they want to run it."

More Than Ethnicity Drives Hispanic Voters

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Over the years, it has been apparent that Hispanics are not a single unified voting bloc across the country. Rather, Hispanics tend to vote quite differently, depending somewhat on where they are from and probably more on where they have chosen to make their way.

Rand Paul Slams GOP on Minorities, Voting

Katie Gluek, Politico

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. Paul has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring voting rights for some non-violent felons. 

Biden: Illegal Immigrants ‘Already American Citizens’ To Me

Cheryl K. Chumley, Washington Times

The nearly 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. are already citizens, Vice President Biden said during his address to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Obama to Dems: Boehner will Pass Amnesty in 2014

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Obama believes Repubs. will feel politically vulnerable if they fail to advance the issue, a high priority among Hispanic voters.

Obamacare Delay Would Give Democrats What They Really Want

Republicans should either have the guts to kill Obamacare by defunding it, or in what would be an act of pure political cynicism, let it implode and make Democrats own the consequences.

Republicans Need Not Despair

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Republicans may have issues with Hispanics, but Democrats have problems with groups, too.

Rubio’s Immigration Bill: Suicide for the GOP

Writer Ben Hart argues we need to have an admissions policy for America that is highly selective.  American citizenship is not a right.  It’s a privilege that must be earned. You are admitted for citizenship (and quickly) if you can show why you, by becoming an American, will make America a better, richer, and stronger country.