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Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Candidates for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee today announced the endorsements of several candidates running for Congress. “Our nation’s leaders must establish common-sense policies in Washington that promote an environment where small businesses can create jobs, hard-working families keep more of what they earn, and government overspending does not leave our children with crushing […]

HLF Grades President Obama and Governor Romney on the Issues

Listen to Our Internet Radio Ad, “More Unemployment”

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/65912176?secret_token=s-GMQ43″ params=”auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=1204de” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   SCRIPT What has President Obama given us? It sure isn’t jobs. The unemployment rate for Hispanics is 10 percent – much higher than non- Hispanics. President Obama just hasn’t delivered results for our community. Call the White House at 202-456-1414 and ask him to support Hispanic-owned businesses […]

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 […]