Tag: Cuban-American
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017. Image via The Associated Press.

Scott PowersOctober 31, 2018
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Republicans still have a solid block of support from Florida’s Cuban-American community but Puerto Ricans and other Hispanic voters are breaking strongly toward Democrats Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson, giving the Democrats sizable leads overall among Hispanic voters, according to a new poll commissioned by Telemundo. Overall, Gillum has a 51 percent to 40 percent […]

Scott PowersNovember 4, 2016
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5min258
Staking his stand for Hispanic support in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, Republican U.S. Rep. John Mica Friday released a long list of Hispanic leaders who have endorsed him, including several former leaders of Puerto Rico and several Cuban-American members of Congress. The list also includes Hispanic veterans, community activists, and business leaders, in addition to current and […]

Associated PressNovember 19, 2015
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6min381
As Marco Rubio campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, he’s pledging to bring generational change to Washington. Yet Rubio’s policy toward Cuba hinges on reinstating a half-century-old diplomatic freeze that failed to unseat the communist government on the island where his parents were born. The U.S. senator from Florida sees no contradiction between his pledge […]


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