Why is the GOP Still Sticking to Its Old Ways?

There should be no guilt, no shame and no fear in supporting immigration reform. But the Republicans still have more to lose –more they must lose– before they are faced with the reality that they have a problem.

Town Hall Debate: All Show and No Go

Will tonight’s “town hall” between President Obama and Governor Romney be produced by the people and for the people? Absolutely not. Both my gut and history tell me that the town hall debate will actually be the antithesis of democracy: a phony, manufactured piece of television that is reality TV at its worst.

A Two-Part Plan for Winning Undecided Latinos

When prominent Hispanics took to the stage during the Republican Convention, the GOP may have finally accomplished the first step in winning back Latino voters. But while Romney and company have nailed the first part, now it’s time for them to get working on the second part.

My Remarks to the ADL’s National Executive Committee

I had the privilege to be invited by Abe Foxman, head of the Anti-Defamation League, to address their National Executive Committee on February 10, 2012. I discussed my recent trip to Israel as part of a group of Latino journalists, as well as my own very personal journey over the past year that had led me to learn more about myself, the Jewish people and to develop a personal friendship with Abe.

What Mitt Romney Must Do to Avoid ‘Lights Out’

If Mitt Romney is to salvage his candidacy during tonight’s debate, he must understand, identify and—for the first time—concretely explain his cure for our country’s biggest malady: it’s the jobs, stupid.

Yes, it’s true. I will be calling FIU football games.

  Well, it seems the news has already hit twitter and the Miami Herald’s website. I am happy to confirm that I will be doing color for FIU football games for the 2011-2012 season. I’m extremely excited to be volunteering my time to Florida International.  I’m not getting paid to do this–I just wanted to give […]

Will Huntsman Become the Hunted?

Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.