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US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 37th Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC, October 2, 2014.              AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Hispanics: ‘I’m Going To Need You To Have My Back’

With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he’ll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it’s “not a question of if but when.”

10/02/2014

An increase in the number of people employed year round drove the poverty rate from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013, says the Census Bureau. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poverty Rate Drops For The First Time Since 2006

The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.

09/16/2014

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney briefs the press at the White House on April 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Carney: ‘I Don’t Know What’ Official Figure For Obamacare Paid Premiums Is Going To Be

Blue or red, a majority of states have exceeded their health care sign-up targets under President Barack Obama’s law — something that would have been hard to imagine after last fall’s botched rollout of insurance markets.

05/02/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Policy Expert: Obamacare Enrollment Rate For Hispanics ‘Seems To Be Very Low’

The nation’s largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

03/25/2014

American opinions and perceptions of race relations, opportunities and discrimination are distinctly divided by racial lines, a recent study finds. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of African-Americans Say US Race Relations Getting Worse

A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.

02/04/2014

File photo of a sign directing voters in different languages. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama’s Approval Ratings Among Hispanics Declines 23 Percent

Approval ratings for President Barack Obama among Hispanics have declined by 23 percentage points inside of one year’s time.

12/06/2013

File photo of a person using a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: ‘Just Kidding’ Doesn’t Absolve Racist, Sexist Online Comments

In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.

11/20/2013

File photo of people in voting booths. (credit: FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Voter Registration Lags Behind For Traditionally Democratic Demographics

A recent Gallup Poll indicates that voter registration among Asians and Hispanics is lagging behind registration by blacks and whites in America.

11/07/2013

The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama's signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Hollywood Writers, Producers Targeted To Plug Obamacare Into Plot Lines

The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama’s signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions.

11/04/2013

File photo of babies (Photo credit: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly All US States See Hefty Drop In Teen Births

The nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.

05/23/2013

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