Obama widens Latino voting gap + Mitt's no policy problem
Posted at: 06/25/2012 7:09 AM
By: Ken Preston | WHEC.com
Obama widens Latino voting gap
This was like taking candy from a baby. The enormity of Mitt Romney’s Latino challenge was made clear here Friday in the 45 seconds an audience of Hispanic elected officials stood and applauded before President Barack Obama spoke.
The president depicted himself as a champion of immigration reform, blasted Republicans for blocking the DREAM Act and recounted his decision to stop deportations of many young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. by their parents. .Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/77749.html#ixzz1yZATflIC
Mitt's no policy problem
Mitt Romney’s aides suggested that when the Republican appeared before a Hispanic advocacy group on Thursday he’d address immigration.
But when Romney spoke to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), he only reiterated what he had said earlier in the week about the citizenship status of children of illegal immigrants.
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FLOTUS to head up Olympic delegation
First Lady Michelle Obama will head up the presidential delegation to the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony this summer.
President Barack Obama on Friday named FLOTUS, the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom and four Olympic medalists to the U.S. delegation.
"This summer I'll be cheering on Team U.S.A. at the Olympic Games in London with this distinguished group of champions who truly represent the best of our country,"
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