In the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney won 27 percent of the Hispanic vote. Postmortem studies by the GOP concluded that Republicans would need to make major inroads with Hispanics in order to take the White House.

Hillary Clinton got side-eyed after blasting Jennifer Lopez's "Let's Get Loud" at a campaign stop in San Antonio where she called herself "La Hillary" and "Tu Hillary." Jeb Bush earned eye rolls after debuting a Spanish-language ad celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

Virginia Alvino

U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro Thursday returned home to San Antonio and appeared with Hillary Clinton at a rally designed to kick off her “Latinos for Hillary” effort.

Castro endorsed Clinton in her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and ratcheted up the ongoing speculation that Clinton could choose him as her vice presidential running mate if she becomes the party’s nominee.

Virginia Alvino / Texas Public Radio News

Latinos across are among the most uninsured groups. Latinos have higher rates of obesity, and diabetes, and the individuals who need the most help, are often the hardest to reach. That's where promotoras come in. Texas Public Radio’s Virginia Alvino visited one promotora in a senior living community to learn more. 

The residents of Palacio Del Sol are mostly Latino, in a mostly Latino Bexar County, and they all seem to know Ms. Estella Cadena. 

Palacio has been Estella’s home since she retired 8 years ago. Her health care experience before that?