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The Dream Act joins a shameful tradition

In 1830, Congress passed the Indian Removal Act. It forced most Native Americans in the Deep South to move to Oklahoma in what became known as the "trail of tears and death." Then in 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | December 20, 2010; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (133)
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The Dream Act affects more than Latinos

If Senate Republicans kill the Dream Act, I and many millions of Hispanics will take it as a slap in the face. The legislation is so clearly in the country's interest that its rejection essentially means: You don't want me...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | December 12, 2010; 8:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (290)
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Will Palin Power triumph?

Will America come to its senses? The nation's future is at stake, and yet the country insists on voting for Palin. Not Sarah. Bristol. In "Dancing With the Stars." But if the voting of these past several months is any...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | November 23, 2010; 8:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
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How should Harry Reid say gracias? Con mucho humildad.

Latinos Tuesday helped save the Democrats from total defeat by coming through with outsized participation in a few showcase races, none more high-profile than that of Harry Reid. The Tea Party and Republicans gunned particularly for the Senate majority leader,...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | November 3, 2010; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Will Latinos swing the West to Democrats?

As the Western returns come in tonight, look out for the possibility of a Latino surprise. Matt Barreto, who does the LatinoDecisions tracking poll, told me that Latino turnout is running higher than expected and going even more to the...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | November 2, 2010; 8:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Will Harvard grads win in the year of anti-elitism?

By Edward Schumacher-Matos Sure, everyone is focused on Republicans versus Democrats tomorrow, but here is a more interesting race that may touch closer to the hearts of PostPartisan readers (given that most of you probably went to college): In 10...

By Edward Schumacher-Matos  | November 1, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Dems playing politics with immigration -- and it's good policy, Edward Schumacher-Matos , September 20, 2010
What Obama didn't -- and couldn't -- say on immigration, Edward Schumacher-Matos , July 1, 2010
Lou Dobbs is a special case, Edward Schumacher-Matos , November 12, 2009
Why Obama Picked Sotomayor, Edward Schumacher-Matos , May 27, 2009
 
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