Rubio will arrive in Washington, D.C., with a level of fanfare that rivals the amount Hillary Clinton received in 2000.
Ralph De La Cruz: Allen West survived a bad decision in Iraq. But another bad decision may destroy his credibility as a congressman.
Ralph De La Cruz: Thanks in part to record-breaking spending on campaign ads, politics has become the new national pastime. Or at least the national diversion.
Ralph De La Cruz: The Great Recession has rolled back gains made by blacks and Latinos in the workplace.