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The New Found Love for South Texas and The Hispanic Surname

By Alex Gonzalez – There is a new found love for the Hispanic surname in South Texas, mostly by Republicans. While the Party wrestles on how to woo Latino voters and tame the Tea Party rhetoric regarding Immigration, a new trend in South Texas shows that voters are opting for a Hispanic surname Candidate during […]

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Joaquin Castro and Dan Patrick: Desperately Seeking The Spotlight

By Linda Vega – Texas is a success because Texans understand freedom: Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Enterprise. Most Texas Residents would agree that they like the fact that they are in control and not the politicians, which is why we value our Texas freedom. A recent online battle between U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro and […]

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CCLR endorses Charles Lingerfelt for Dallas County (TX) Treasurer

Note: it is rare for Cafe con Leche Republicans to issue endorsements in uncontested primary races, but we were impressed with Charles Lingerfelt’s outreach to minority communities in the Dallas area on behalf of the Republican party. We believe his efforts worthy of recognition, and we hope you will show him support. Our endorsement follows. […]

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President George Bush and Chris Christie ‘Get’ Latinos!

by Bob Quasius – Former president George Bush ‘gets’ Latinos, and Republican leaders would do well to study George Bush’s play book. George Bush won 49% of Latinos in his last race for governor, and 44% in the 2004 reelection. George Bush learned from “the big gipper”, Ronald Reagan, who also did well among Latino […]

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Abel Maldonado Should Go All Out for Governor!

Reports that Abel Maldonado fired his campaign team is welcome news.  Campaign shakeups are a game of sharp elbows.  But tales of Abel’s “reluctance” to raise money sound like the carping of pri-madonnas who expect the principle to keep the coffers full, so they can draw fat salaries even for grossly flawed work.  Maldonado’s disastrous […]

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Tim Donnelly vs. Abel Maldonado

by David Salaverry – Abel Maldonado is the 2014 gubernatorial standard bearer for a new, pragmatic-moderate coalition emerging from obscurity within the CAGOP.  But Tim Donnelly is also running for CA governor, and last week, former congressman George Radanovich (R-Fresno) threw in his hat.  We only lack a Silicon Valley libertarian to have each GOP […]

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Linda Vega Announces Run for Cornyn’s U.S. Senate seat

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) has an opponent for the 2014, and it isn’t a Democrat. Spurred by the dissatisfaction many conservatives feel for Cornyn’s time in Washington, Houston attorney Linda Vega will challenge the two-term Republican in the 2014 GOP primary. Video from her press conference is included here, as is the text from a […]

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A Little Café is Brewing in Charlotte, NC – Vanessa Faura!

Vanessa Faura is running for Charlotte City Council at-Large, one of four Republicans running for the position against a crowded field of Democratic candidates. She’s often been asked by fellow Charlotteans why she is running as a Republican, especially in a heavily Democratic city. Much to her disappointment, the question is mostly directed at her, […]

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CIR dead? Or just brain dead?

The coroner has been called. He’s on his way to examine CIR, the Corpse of Immigration Reform. We should know in another month or two. I read about it September 20. When Greg (Washington Post) declared CIR dead and called the coroner to come out and write up the death certificate. Greg isn’t the only […]

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