Monthly Archives: October 2009

Cronkite/Eight Poll: Controversy doesn’t hurt Arpaio’s popularity

By IAIN WOESSNER Cronkite News Service PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration sweeps have made him a lightning rod for criticism by interest groups and some public officials, but he’s still popular with the public, according to Cronkite/Eight Poll. Sixty-one percent of Maricopa County voters said they strongly approved or approved of Arpaio’s

New national campaign challenges people to take action against domestic violence

LatinaLista  — Though it’s the season of Halloween and people of all ages will be painting their faces to stand out in a crowd of costume-wearers, there’s one small group who paint their faces every day to hide themselves from their families and friends. They are victims of domestic violence. Bruised faces and arms, split

Did a resolution honoring Hispanic media trigger a silent boycott among the GOP?

LatinaLista — Hispanic media is not only gaining in importance, but it’s also gaining attention. Historically, in this country, Hispanic media has been used to refer to Spanish-language media. Yet, with the rise of news sites, like Latina Lista, that target English-speaking Latinos and the growing presence of bilingual and/or English-language cable programs featuring Latinos