A recent Pew Hispanic Center report on trends in Latino voter participation counts a record 24 million Latinos as eligible to vote in NovemberÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s presidential election (11 percent of all potential voters). It also finds that Latinos are particularly important in several battleground states. Their rising numbers and geographic concentration suggest that if and how Latinos vote on November 6 could determine the race.
Smiling Joe had me smiling this morning when I found out I had the front page of the New York Times.
I spent today getting ready for the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky. Oh, I forgot the 6 hours it took to travel to the middle of nowhere!
Mitt Romney tries to return to economic message, following Akin fallout.
Four years ago I surprisingly shot both VP candidate announcements. The first one in Springfield, Illinois was so hot my friend and fellow photographer Kamil fell was struck with heat exhaustionÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦ a far warmer day then when ObamaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s announced he was running for the office 18 months earlier. That day was in the so cold, I got frost bite in my finger tips.