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Latino firewall helped save Senate for Democrats

November 4, 2010 - By Elena Shore, New America MediaLatino voters may have saved the Senate for the Democrats, even as Latino candidates gained a record number of congressional seats on the Republican ticket.Political observers say these seemingly contradictory outcomes make one thing clear: Latinos - as candidates and as voters - played a decisive role in Tuesday's election.

May Day: The Great Boycott Debate

May 1, 2006 - Usually, May Day -- celebrated world-wide as International Workers Day -- is ignored by most Americans. But this year promises to be different, thanks entirely to the growing movement for immigrant rights.