A sign directs voters to polls at a polling station on Nov. 4, 2008, in Shallotte, N.C. Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images hide caption

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In North Carolina, Latino Voters Could Be Crucial To Winning The State

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gives a young supporter a boost at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., participates in last week's National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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