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Feb 7, 2013 — The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.
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Oct 2, 2012 — Democrats and Republicans are targeting Latinos in the state through ads and outreach. Obama won the state in 2008 and has a shot this November. One key — Hispanic voters whose numbers have doubled.
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Sep 17, 2012 — The Republican presidential nominee's message: President Obama's economic policies have failed the nation generally and Hispanics specifically. But the challenge Romney faces with Hispanics was illustrated by a new poll that showed him lagging behind Obama.
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Sep 9, 2012 — If you grew up in a bilingual Hispanic household, listening to the Democratic and Republican conventions may have sounded a lot like home. In this year's presidential election, Latinos are a major voting bloc — and Spanish is getting its close-up.
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Jun 27, 2012 — One poll shows that Latino support for Obama grew to a 40-percentage-point lead nationwide. Another finds a 16-point jump across five key battleground states.
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Jun 21, 2012 — GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gets a tepid reception at a gathering of Latino leaders, but says Obama is taking their vote for granted.
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Jun 18, 2012 — An interesting case of identity politics is playing out in New York's new 13th Congressional District. A Dominican-American state senator is threatening longtime Rep. Charles Rangel in the district, which is now majority Hispanic. Yet Rangel rarely discusses his Puerto Rican heritage.
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Jun 12, 2012 — The liberal Center for American Progress put some numbers on the potential power of the untapped Latino vote. The think tank found significant numbers of unregistered U.S. citizens of Latino background in many states, a pool that expanded greatly when they added the number of permanent Latino residents eligible for citizenship before Election Day.
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Oct 1, 2008 — With a month left to go until election day, both candidates are working hard to convince Latinos to vote for them.
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Feb 8, 2008 — Do Latinos identify more white than black?
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