Jay Rockefeller’s in Big Trouble in West Virginia—and So Are the Dems
November 29, 2012
It may be a long time before West Virginia votes to send another Democrat to Washington.
Immigration Reform’s Wild-Card Power Broker
November 23, 2012
The night after the presidential election, the news anchors on the Spanish-language network Univision, Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Selena, began their nightly newscast with something of a celebration. As Ramos opened the broadcast, the screen lit up with the numbers 71 and 27—the share of the Hispanic electorate that voted, respectively, for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The surge in Latino voting was a coup for Ramos, who is as much an immigration activist as he is a news anchor.