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Candidates winners in the Democratic primary of the South of the United States: Stacey Abrams, Amy McGrath, Gina Ortiz Jones and Lupe Valdez

Several southern states went to the polls last Tuesday to choose their candidates for the mid-term elections in November, in one of the toughest battles for Democrats in their campaign to flip Congress.

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[OP-ED]: [email protected] Trump Voters Have Failed Me, Us, and Themselves

 11/13/2016 - 16:47
Donald Trump posing with a taco bowl from The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Source: His own Instagram account. 

"I know that not all of you are hateful. I know that not every registered Republican is hateful. I know that not every conservative thinker is hateful. I know that not every White person is hateful. However, those of you who supported Trump all became enablers of hate."

Trump’s winning: How its been perceived in the web

 11/10/2016 - 00:47
Trump’s winning: How its been perceived in the web

One of the most important platforms of media coverage has been Twitter, especially during the Presidential Elections of 2016. The positive outcome of digital platforms like these is the immediate process of data and information through the “trending topics”. Such direct access to public opinion, with no intervention of a specific network, allows the few objective medias that are left to access the public opinion on a different way.

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The Presidential Election: a French mirror

 11/09/2016 - 08:44

The Presidential Election

In French

Today’s political landscape has engulfed the international attention into a generalized incertitude.

Since the beginning of the Elections, the international media has been following closely the development of the United States exercise of the fundamental right in democracy.

The French media specially seems to witness the American Election as premonitory for its own political scenario.

 

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Katie McGinty speaks at AL DÍA

 10/28/2016 - 15:01
On Tuesday, October 25, AL DÍA News hosted a question and answer session with U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty, a Democratic running against incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. McGinty's race is one of five in the nation which has the potential to flip the Senate majority to the Democrats. Although she has never held elected office previously, she has worked in politics for decades, serving in the Clinton administration and most recently as Gov.

[OP-ED]: ¿Es ésta "La Pared” de la que habla el Señor Trump?

 10/25/2016 - 16:27

Llamémosla “La Bendita Pared."

Este fin de semana pasado tuvimos el privilegio de mirarla con nuestros propios ojos y, al final, no pudimos creer lo que veíamos.

“La Pared”, en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos, esa que vemos ocasionalmente en la televisión, o esa construida en la imaginación popular por políticos que hablan sin parar de ella, no tiene nada que ver con lo que se ve y se siente al llegar allí y no resistir la tentación de tocarla con tus propias manos.

La actriz y abogada Diane Guerrero hace campaña y se sincera con AL DÍA News

 09/27/2016 - 18:22

Guerrero visita a voluntarios y miembros de Equality Pennsylvania antes de tocar puertas el 24 de septiembre del año 2016, y nos da una mirada exclusiva en la obra que ha hecho y lo que espera a lograr más allá Orange Is The New Black y Jane The Virgin.

Funny-guy John Leguizamo gets serious, talking politics and Perros

 09/25/2016 - 21:45
John Leguizamo. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

On Sunday, September 25th 2016, Leguizamo came to Philadelphia with the Campaign for Hillary for America, in which he frantically zig-zagged through four events across the city that celebrated hispanidad to promote voter registration and the official launch of IWillVote.com. But, before he got to The Puerto Rican Day Parade, Festival El Coqui, Boricuafest, and Pennsylvania Victory, he spoke with AL DÍA, bluntly effusing about his political interests and his experience as a Latino in Hollywood.

Actress and advocate Diane Guerrero canvasses and gets candid in Philadelphia

 09/25/2016 - 20:22

Guerrero visited Equality Pennsylvania canvassers before they left to knock doors on September 24th 2016, and gave us an exclusive look into the work she has done and hopes to achieve beyond Orange Is The New Black and Jane The Virgin.

[OP-ED]: Lessons from Herodotus for U.S. Latinos: History indeed matters

 09/22/2016 - 09:59

This was the text of my introduction speech at the first annual “Latino History Awards Luncheon”, hosted by AL DIA News at the Union League Club of Philadelphia, on September 21st, 2016

~The Editor

 

The official recording of the science we now called History began 484 years before Jesus Christ.

Breaking Down His Horns: Alberto Gonzales in a New Light

 09/09/2016 - 16:36

The former U.S Attorney General to President George W. Bush visited The National Constitution Center on September 8th to shed more than a few tidbits about his new book “True Faith & Allegiance.” Hosted by Chris Stigall of CBS Philly, Gonzales illuminates the doubtful and the arcane of one of our most hotly contested presidential administrations in the face of the Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11.

PA State Department proposes to increase participation in elections

 03/10/2017 - 02:48
PA State Department Secretary, Pedro Cortés, spoke about his office's efforts to improve the electoral participation in the state. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

There is little to be done throughout Pennsylvania for the primary elections that will define who will be the candidates from each party that will compete to occupy judicial and executive positions in the different municipalities of the state. And, as is often the case in the election season, some of the concerns are focused on citizen participation.

Pedro Cortés, Secretary of State of Pennsylvania, spoke with AL DÍA News about the actions his office is taking to ensure that the largest number of residents exercise their right to vote in May and future days.

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Tres candidatos por la presidencia de Ecuador

 02/16/2017 - 15:12

El domingo, el pueblo de Ecuador escogerá un nuevo presidente para el próximo período de cuatro años, tras una década bajo el mandato del socialista Rafael Correa, como reporta Reuters.

La mayoría de las encuestas dan al candidato del Gobierno, el escritor y activista Lenín Moreno, la delantera, pero su apoyo quizás no fuese suficiente para ganar la primera vuelta.

En el balotaje del 2 de abril, Moreno se enfrentará a Guillermo Lasso o a Cynthia Viteri.

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