John McCain

Politics

2012 Election: Latino Vote up for Grabs

Both Democrats and Republicans are unveiling new strategies to appeal to Latino voters in the presidential election. Monica Ortiz Uribe of the public radio collaboration Fronteras found a great example of that when she interviewed her own family members.

Politics

Warnings dire from leaked report

The leak of the report warning of failure in Afghanistan is certain to add fuel to the debate over the future of the US mission there. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the political situation with Richard Fontaine, a former foreign policy adviser.

Conflict & Justice

First-time voters

1.4 million legal immigrants applied for US citizenship last year, and the vast majority were Latinos; spurred by frustration over immigration reform, many legal residents decided to become citizens and cast their vote

Politics

Senate passes broad immigration overhaul

Presided over by Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that would allow undocumented workers a path to gain U.S. citizenship. The bill was drafted by a bipartisan team of Senators, but expectations are low that it will survive a vote in the House of Representatives.