Latinos

10:45am

Fri November 30, 2012
The Two-Way

An Overture To Latinos, GOP-Controlled House Passes Immigration Bill

Originally published on Fri November 30, 2012 11:44 am

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID), speaks at the Conservative Political Action conference in February.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

One of the big questions that arose out of the November general election is how Republicans would pivot to close the astonishing gap in the Latino vote.

Hispanics voted for President Obama instead of Gov. Mitt Romney by a 71-to-27 percent margin. That kind of lopsided result immeditately changed the minds of many Republicans on immigration reform.

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2:56pm

Wed November 28, 2012
It's All Politics

Hispanic Caucus Rejects Republican Immigration Bills

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 9:54 am

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and 20 House members make up the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Here, Menendez speaks in September in Sayreville, N.J.
Mel Evans AP

Determined not to be excluded from the post-election bipartisan talk of passing immigration legislation, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Wednesday rejected two Republican proposals while outlining its own priorities.

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1:26am

Fri November 16, 2012
It's All Politics

In California, 'Republican' Is Becoming A Toxic Label

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Citizens vote in Los Angeles County on Nov. 6.
Frederic J. Brown AFP/Getty Images

3:45pm

Wed November 14, 2012
Politics

Latinos Hope To Play Large Role In Expected Immigration Reform

Ana Calderon, speaking center, Senator Mark Udall is pictured to the right
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Polls showed a massive Latino turnout on election day. Activists are hoping the voting bloc will now play a key role in shaping issues surrounding comprehensive immigration reform.

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4:31pm

Sat November 10, 2012
It's All Politics

Republicans Scramble To Repair Breech With Hispanics

Originally published on Sun November 11, 2012 9:16 am

Paging Jeb Bush.

Your party needs you.

In the aftermath of Tuesday's election losses, Republicans have been scrambling to formulate a fix for what went wrong.

A big part of that calculation involves repairing relations with Hispanics, the fast-growing electoral power base that rejected Republican Mitt Romney's "self deportation" immigration solution and voted for President Obama in numbers that exceeded 70 percent.

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