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 that know how to create more jobs.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]