A collective of Latino elected officials and labor leaders rallied to boost Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito’s speaker candidacy today, comparing her to President Barack Obama and celebrating her closeness with organized labor.
One of the most prominent Latinos in the Republican Party, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, addressed remarks about Latinos Mitt Romney was caught on tape making at a fundraiser during a press conference call today. The video of Mr. Romney sparked a massive firestorm after it was published by the liberal magazine Mother Jones, Mr. Rubio said he wasn’t bothered by the portion of the clip where the Republican presidential candidate said he would have a better chance of winning the election if he was Latino.
Mitt Romney released a new Spanish-language ad today, “Country of Immigrants” featuring his son, Craig, discussing the family’s roots in Mexico.
“I’m Craig Romney. I would like to tell you how my father, Mitt Romney, thinks. He values very much that we are a nation of immigrants. My grandfather George was born in Mexico. For our family the greatness of the United States is how we respect and help each other, regardless of where we come from,” Craig says in the ad. Continue reading “Mitt Romney Touts His Immigrant Roots in New Ad”→