Mexican Americans are the US largest Latino group but lack political power for their numbers

Mexican Americans are the US largest Latino group but lack political power for their numbers

Mexican Americans make up the nation’s largest Latino group, yet they remain politically outshined by more recently arrived Cuban Americans.Why it matters: The disparities in political power between Mexican Americans and Cuban Americans reflect the racial, historical, geographical and economic differences within Latino cultures in the U.S. For the first time in U.S. history, the…

A coronavirus vaccine passport to nowhere

A coronavirus vaccine passport to nowhere

Vaccine passports could become available soon to help people resume their lives — but they face numerous scientific, social and political barriers to being accepted.The big picture: Reliable and accessible proof of vaccine-induced protection from the novel coronavirus could speed international travel and economic reopening, but obstacles to its wide-scale adoption are so great it…

Trump sends cease-and-desist letters to GOP campaign committees

Trump sends cease-and-desist letters to GOP campaign committees

WASHINGTON — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump sent cease-and-desist letters Friday to three Republican organizations asking them to stop using the former president’s name and likeness in fundraising appeals and merchandise, a Trump adviser said Saturday.The letters were sent to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National Republican Senate…