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Obama’s Popularity With Hispanics Is Soaring After His Big Immigration Push

[credit provider=”obama photos via Flikr”] President Obama is riding a huge surge in popularity in public opinion surveys among Hispanics, who are overwhelmingly excited about his second-term efforts to pass immigration reform.Obama’s approval rating stands at 73 per cent among Hispanics, a 25-point swing from his low of 48 per […]
Obama’s Popularity With Hispanics Is Soaring After His Big Immigration Push
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Hispanics Will Outnumber Whites In California By The End Of The Year

[credit provider=”flickr/valkyrieh116″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/valkyrieh116/5294747913/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Latinos will outnumber non-Hispanic whites in California by early next year for the first time since it became a US state, according to official forecasts released Thursday.The number of Latinos will equal the white population by mid-2013, when each group is expected to be about 39 per […]
Hispanics Will Outnumber Whites In California By The End Of The Year
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Fascinating Presentation Shows Why The GOP Has To Embrace Immigration Reform

[credit provider=”Latino Decisions” url=”http://www.latinodecisions.com/”] At a 2:30 p.m. press conference later today, a bipartisan group of eight U.S. Senators plans to introduce an outline of legislation that would lead to comprehensive reform of the nation’s immigration system. The proposed legislation is backed by four members of each party. Notably, the group […]
Fascinating Presentation Shows Why The GOP Has To Embrace Immigration Reform
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Eva Longoria Is Obama’s Newest Hispanic Political Power Chip

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=eva%20longoria&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1323142849&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=01d0c023715f4efca054a5eaeccaf193&dbm=PY2006&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Eva Longoria, the actress best known for her racy Desperate Housewives character, has emerged as a political operator and Hispanic activist with Barack Obama’s ear after starring at the presidential inauguration.She shot to fame as a sultry seductress in Desperate Housewives, is regularly featured on glossy […]
Eva Longoria Is Obama’s Newest Hispanic Political Power Chip
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CENSUS: Whites Will Become A Minority In The United States By 2043

[credit provider=”besighyawn via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/besighyawn/2469470367/”] The Census Bureau forecasts that the U.S. will become a minority-majority population for the first time in 2043, according to its first set of new population projections based on the most recent 2010 U.S. Census,This means that non-Hispanic whites will, for the first time, comprise less […]
CENSUS: Whites Will Become A Minority In The United States By 2043
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The GOP Could Learn A Lesson About Attracting Immigrant Voters From Canada

[credit provider=”Facebook/Obama for America – California” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151183984772806&set=a.10151183984327806.514654.25005387805&type=3&theatre”] The 1984 presidential election was conservative America’s greatest triumph.Ronald Reagan won every state except Walter Mondale’s Minnesota. Yet here is an astonishing fact.
The GOP Could Learn A Lesson About Attracting Immigrant Voters From Canada
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GOP STRATEGIST: We Desperately Need Hispanics

[credit provider=”Ray_from_LA on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4569094679/”] What will Republicans learn from the 2012 election?This may be the most consequential question in American politics of the weeks and months ahead. Will the GOP blame Mitt Romney for being an inept candidate? Will they point to his campaign’s tactical blunders, or his ideological […]
GOP STRATEGIST: We Desperately Need Hispanics
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POLL: Obama Is Going To Historically Crush Mitt Romney Among Latino Voters

[credit provider=”AP”] President Barack Obama is on track to earn a record share of the Latino vote in Tuesday’s election, according to the latest and final tracking poll from the firm Latino Decisions.In the latest poll, Obama gets 73 per cent of the Latino vote, outpacing Republican nominee Mitt Romney […]
POLL: Obama Is Going To Historically Crush Mitt Romney Among Latino Voters
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Two New Latino Polls Show Very Good Signs For Obama

[credit provider=”AP”] President Barack Obama maintained gigantic leads in two new polls of Latino voters released Monday, earning at least 70 per cent of the Latino vote in both NBC/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo and Latino Decisions polls.More importantly, though, is the increased enthusiasm of Latinos measured in both polls. Both polls measure […]
Two New Latino Polls Show Very Good Signs For Obama
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Arizona Election Officials Gave Spanish-Speaking Voters The Wrong Date For The Election

[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/arizona-elections-department-flubs-election-date/”] Spanish-language voter documents circulated in Arizona this week told voters that Election Day was November 8, while the English version of these same documents correctly listed the date as the 6th.Election officials in Maricopa County have brushed the slip-up off as “an honest mistake,” claiming that […]
Arizona Election Officials Gave Spanish-Speaking Voters The Wrong Date For The Election
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Voter ID Laws Could Keep 10 Million Hispanics Home On Election Day

[credit provider=”flickr/whiteafrican” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whiteafrican/3004595893/”] The stated goal might have been curbing voter fraud, but voting regulations recently passed in several states may also cut down the Hispanic vote by 10 million, according to a study released Monday.The Hispanic community, the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., accounts for more than 8 […]
Voter ID Laws Could Keep 10 Million Hispanics Home On Election Day
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Mitt Romney Is Cutting Into Obama’s Advantage With Latino Voters

[credit provider=”AP”] A new Fox News Latino poll shows Republican nominee Mitt Romney earning 30 per cent of the Latino vote to President Barack Obama‘s 60 per cent, still a big gap but a sign that Romney is gaining on Obama in the demographic. The number still lags behind Romney’s intended target of […]
Mitt Romney Is Cutting Into Obama’s Advantage With Latino Voters
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A Recent Survey Shows Romney Just Took A Great Leap Forward In Texas

[credit provider=”Getty”] Mitt Romney may be struggling in some key swing states, but there’s no slippage for him in conservative Texas, a new poll shows.Thanks to a lopsided lead among white voters, Romney is leading President Obama 55-40, according to a poll from Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research, which carries […]
A Recent Survey Shows Romney Just Took A Great Leap Forward In Texas
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Mitt Romney Is Way Behind With Latino Voters, And Paul Ryan Might Be Making Things Worse

[credit provider=”Getty”] A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll continues to put presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney way behind among Latino voters nationwide, something that is not likely to change with his selection of Paul Ryan as a running mate. The poll — the first national poll since Ryan’s selection — gives President Barack Obama a […]
Mitt Romney Is Way Behind With Latino Voters, And Paul Ryan Might Be Making Things Worse
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Hispanic Unemployment Remains Sky High, Which Is Really Bad For Obama

[credit provider=”AP”] Hispanic and Latino unemployment remained essentially unchanged at 11.0 per cent, according to the latest Bureau of labour Statistics report released Friday. It remains at sky-high May levels, which further complicates things for President Barack Obama heading into November. That’s down from 11.6 per cent last June, but the rate has […]
Hispanic Unemployment Remains Sky High, Which Is Really Bad For Obama
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NBC News Launches A Latino Website

[credit provider=”NBClatino.com” url=”http://nbclatino.com/”] NBC News on Monday launched NBCLatino.com, a news and lifestyle website that will draw from NBC News, MSNBC, and NBCUniversal property Telemundo.The site, which will feature English-language news and Latino perspectives and opinion pieces, officially two months after ABC and Univision announced plans to start a new English news […]
NBC News Launches A Latino Website
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Obama’s New Immigration Policy Is A Huge Hit In Three Crucial Swing States

[credit provider=”Flickr/Naden” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nikkiaden/2708542529/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] In a Quinnipiac swing state poll released Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama has an enormous lead over Mitt Romney among Latino voters. The likely reason why? Voters in all three states — Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania — overwhelmingly support Obama’s recent shift in immigration policy, which will make it policy […]
Obama’s New Immigration Policy Is A Huge Hit In Three Crucial Swing States
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POLLSTER: The Arizona Immigration Ruling Could Mobilize Latino Voters

[credit provider=”Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla” url=”http://www.inthesetimes.com/working/entry/12438/with_anti-immigrant_law_alabama_is_again_ground_zero_for_civil_rights/”] Poll after poll has shown that the economy, rather than immigration, is the most important issue to Latino voters in the 2012 election. But that doesn’t mean immigration won’t come heavily into play. In fact, some Latino pollsters and immigration advocates think it could be a […]
POLLSTER: The Arizona Immigration Ruling Could Mobilize Latino Voters
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POLL: Obama’s New Immigration Policy Is A BIG Hit

[credit provider=”Getty”] If early polling is any indication, President Barack Obama has gained the upper hand over Mitt Romney and congressional Republicans with his new immigration policy, which will stop the deportation of some young illegal immigrants in good legal standing.A  new poll from Bloomberg, released today, shows that Independent voters are overwhelmingly in favour of the […]
POLL: Obama’s New Immigration Policy Is A BIG Hit
Lifestyle

Nose Jobs Are No Longer A Thing Among Teenage Jewish Girls

[credit provider=”olly/Shutterstock”] Graduations presents, birthday gifts, Hanukkah handouts (we don’t want to know what you received on the 2nd night) — for decades nose jobs have been a common bequest in the Jewish community for the nasally well-endowed. These days however, the thousand-dollar rhinoplasties are slowly becoming a thing of […]
Nose Jobs Are No Longer A Thing Among Teenage Jewish Girls
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Here’s Where The Jobs Report Gets Really Bad For Obama

[credit provider=”AP”] At his afternoon discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Thursday, Florida Republican Sen. and vice presidential front-runner Marco Rubio was asked about the GOP’s Hispanic problem. A recent NBC/Telemundo poll had Barack Obama up an astounding 34 points on Republican challenger Mitt Romney.But Rubio, who […]
Here’s Where The Jobs Report Gets Really Bad For Obama
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Marco Rubio Could Be Mitt Romney’s Key Weapon In Florida

[credit provider=”AP”] Today’s Quinnipiac swing state poll of Florida gives Mitt Romney a significant 6-point lead over President Barack Obama — 47 per cent to 41 per cent. We’ve pointed out that Florida is a virtual must-win for Romney this fall, and Moody’s breakdown this morning gives even more reason that […]
Marco Rubio Could Be Mitt Romney’s Key Weapon In Florida
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This Is Big Trouble For Obama: Hispanic And Black Voters Aren’t Registering to Vote

[credit provider=”AP”] The Washington Post today digs into voter registration numbers that should leave the Barack Obama campaign a bit worried: among black and Hispanic voters — especially in key states and districts — voter registration is trending sharply down. Consider these numbers: Registration among Hispanics nationwide is down 5 per […]
This Is Big Trouble For Obama: Hispanic And Black Voters Aren’t Registering to Vote
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Seattle’s Best Is Overhauling Its Image After Losing Tons Of Stores When Borders Died

[credit provider=”Seattle’s Best” url=”http://www.seattlesbest.com/”] March 19–Seattle’s Best Coffee, which lost about 450 of its cafes when Borders bookstores closed, is overhauling its image in pursuit of a different customer.The Seattle-based, Starbucks-owned chain expects to open a prototype store Monday in west suburban Northlake that aims to serve young working-class families, […]
Seattle’s Best Is Overhauling Its Image After Losing Tons Of Stores When Borders Died
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This Is The Highest Earning Type Of Interracial Couple

[credit provider=”Instant Vantage on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/instantvantage/6098085011/”] Asian couples, including mixed couples with either an Asian husband or wife, dominated the combined earnings in 2010, out-earning other mixed couples by $10,000, according to The Rise of Intermarriage study by the Pew Research centre.  [credit provider=”Pew Research centre” url=”http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/files/2012/02/Intermarriage-II.pdf”] Pure Asian couples earned on […]
This Is The Highest Earning Type Of Interracial Couple
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Hispanic Voters Are Propelling Romney’s Rise In Florida

[credit provider=”AP”] In this overwhelmingly Hispanic city of 225,000 just outside Miami, Mitt Romney was made to feel right at home on Sunday.The Hialeah Police Department closed down streets surrounding his rally here and escorted the candidate’s campaign bus as it rolled into a restaurant parking lot that was packed […]
Hispanic Voters Are Propelling Romney’s Rise In Florida
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100,000 New Yorkers’ Votes May Not Count In Next Year’s Election

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mzn37/291643230/”] The same technical problems that caused thousands of votes to be thrown out last year in New York may invalidate 100,000 votes next year, according to the Brennan centre for Justice (via Gothamist).New York’s optical scan machines, used for the first time in the 2010 gubernatorial election, […]
100,000 New Yorkers’ Votes May Not Count In Next Year’s Election
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