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Watch the Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Spanish-Language TV Ad, “Valores”

Everyone Loves Big Bird

That's Why Not Giving His Owners Taxpayer Money Won't Hurt Him

Since last week’s presidential debate, a lot of folks have debated the topic of taxpayers’ money going to public television.  Like everyone else, we like Big Bird.  That doesn’t mean that neither Sesame Street’s producers nor PBS (they are not the same entity) should receive taxpayers’ money.  This is especially true when each of them take in much more money […]

Argentina’s Refusal to Pay U.S. Creditors Leads to Embarrassing Loss

Ghanian Court Rules that Ship Can be Seized

The BBC News today reported the ruling of Ghana’s court that the Argentine military training vessel, the ARA Libertad, could be seized by creditors because of billions of dollars of unpaid U.S. debts.  The ship has been berthed at Tema’s port since October 1, unable to leave until the Argentine government posts bond to creditors […]

Lopez on CNN Discussing Romney’s 47% ‘Controversy’

The media is making much hay from a video that was taped back in May of Mitt Romney saying that 47% of people on government assistance will not vote for him.  We agree with Gov. Romney that it was not a well crafted statement, and also with others who point out that the calculus is […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund on Forefront of First Amendment Victory

Appeals Court Vacates Lower Court Ruling in Van Hollen v. FEC

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today an appeals court issued a unanimous ruling overturning a lower court in the Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission case, in which the Hispanic Leadership Fund filed a motion to intervene.  HLF released the following statement from its president Mario H. Lopez regarding the decision: “The Hispanic Leadership Fund is pleased with this […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund Challenges Scope of “Electioneering Communications” Rules in Lawsuit Against the Federal Election Commission

DES MOINES, IA–The Hispanic Leadership Fund filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission this week seeking clarification to cumbersome rules set forth by the Federal Election Commission surrounding what are called “electioneering communications.” This lawsuit seeks a preliminary injunction finding that advertisements that reference “the government,” “the administration,” “the White House,” and that include […]

We Must Move to Repeal and Replace President Obama’s Unaffordable and Unpopular Health Care Law

Patients and Families Must Come First

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund released the following statement today from its President Mario H. Lopez, reacting to today Supreme Court ruling: “The facts are that on every count, President Obama’s healthcare law has failed all Americans, including working Hispanic families that continue to bear the brunt of his economic policies.  Insurance premiums have gone […]

Wall Street Journal on What the Arizona Ruling Means for President Obama’s Reelection

Lopez: 'Obama is motivated purely by politics'

Today’s Wall Street Journal discusses the effect of the Supreme Court’s recent Arizona ruling on President Obama’s efforts to reconnect with Hispanic voters, and features a quote from the Hispanic Leadership Fund: Mario H. Lopez, president of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, which advocates for free enterprise and limited government, said Monday’s ruling doesn’t offset Mr. […]