Voters Deserve Answers on Social Security

En español |  I will never forget attending my first political debate. It was in Philadelphia, way back in the 1980s, and the two major candidates for vice president were squaring off. I was a college Republican attending Penn State University and was lucky to get a seat. While I don’t remember much of what was said, I recall it was a real exchange of ideas. Yes, there were personal attacks and some personal questions. But the moderators pushed the …

Older Voters Bolster Trump in Nevada GOP Caucus

Older voters strongly favored Donald Trump in the Feb. 23 Nevada Republican caucuses. As a large share of the total electorate, their vote for Trump was significantly higher than the older age groups in three states that voted earlier in February. Trump got 51 percent of the vote from Nevada GOP voters who were 65 and older, according to entrance poll results compiled by the National Election Pool. They were 33 percent of all GOP caucus-goers. Voters between ages 45 and …

The Firsts-in-the-Nation Review

It’s a long road to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but the 2016 election has begun. As I sit here after the final totals are being tallied for South Carolina and Nevada, I thought I would share a couple of insights that I’ve learned coming out of the first couple of caucuses and primaries. In Iowa, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton squeaked out a victory — the closest margin of victory the Iowa Democratic caucus has ever seen — over Sen. …

Older Voters Boost Winners in Nevada, South Carolina Presidential Contests

Voters age 45-plus bolstered winners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the Feb. 20 presidential nominating contests in Nevada and South Carolina. Their votes were especially significant in Clinton’s narrow victory in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, where older voters had a much higher turnout than younger ones. The results continued the huge generational split in the party’s matchup between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Clinton, the former New York senator and secretary of state. The age contrast was less dramatic in South …

7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Estas son las 7 noticias más impactantes de la semana. ¿Estás de acuerdo? Si no es así­ comparte tu opinión en los comentarios: 1. Murió Shirley Temple, la niña prodigio del cine: La actriz estadounidense que saltó a la fama como posiblemente una de las niñas actrices más famosas en la historia de Hollywood murió esta semana por causas naturales a los 85 años. Shirley Temple será recordada por su carisma frente a las cámaras, su gracia al bailar y sus …

¿A quién nombrarí­as lí­der nacional de los latinos?

Cuando piensas en lí­deres latinos, ¿quién te viene a la mente?… César Chávez, ¿quizás? O te rascas la cabeza: ¿Quién? ¿Quién?  Si eres de  los que se quedan pensando, no te preocupes. Hay muchos como tú. Al menos esto es lo que concluye un reciente sondeo del Pew Research Center (en inglés), tras analizar tendencias en la comunidad hispana. Según la encuesta, una gran mayorí­a -o 62% – no sabe qué figura hispana podrí­a decirse que es el lí­der latino …