Week of October 27 – November 1, 2014
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THE HILL – As Dems lose Latinos, Senate could follow – 10/30
Democrats have lost their grip on Hispanic voters heading into Election Day — and could lose the Senate because of them. Even though Hispanics split heavily for their party in 2012, mounting evidence suggests Hispanics could sit the midterms out, after immigration reform has fallen from the White House agenda.”There’s no question it’s going to affect Democrats in this midterm. There’s no one to blame but Democrats themselves,” said Arturo Carmona, executive director of Hispanic engagement group Presente Action. A Pew poll out Wednesday revealed Democrats suffered an 8-percentage-point drop in support from Hispanic voters nationwide since 2010, down to 57 percent. Meanwhile, Republicans gained 6 points over the past four years, with 28 percent now saying they support a generic Republican House candidate.
NEWSMAX – Professor: Latin America Is ‘Fed Up’ With US Treatment of Cuba -10/28
Cuba’s presence at the upcoming Summit of Americas gives President Barack Obama the opportunity to engage with Cuba in light of strained relations, says American University professor of government William LeoGrande. “It’s not a big security threat anymore since the end of the Cold War when the Soviet Union disappeared,” LeoGrande told Ed Berliner on “MidPoint” Monday on Newsmax TV. “Right now, the big block actually is the embargo against Cuba,” he said.
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- WND – WND EXCLUSIVE OBAMA NEMESIS CONTINUES FILM WORK AMID FEDERAL SENTENCE -10/27
NEW YORK – Even as he serves an eight-month sentence at a community confinement center in San Diego and is barred from traveling outside the county, filmmaker and bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza is set to release for digital formats his anti-Obama film “America: Imagine the World Without Her” and continues to secure financing for a 2016 film. “America” earned $14 million at the box office, making it the No. 6 political documentary of all time, and will be released Tuesday on DVD, Blu-ray and streaming. The new release will have more than 40 minutes of additional footage, including interviews with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; former POW John Fer; liberal activist Ward Churchill; and conservative activist and WND columnist Star Parker.