A sign directs voters to polls at a polling station on Nov. 4, 2008, in Shallotte, N.C.
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October 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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September 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.
Cristina Saralegui waves at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.
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September 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.
June 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.
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.
June 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.
Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., participates in last week's National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.
June 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.
June 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.
October 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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February 8, 2008 Do Latinos identify more white than black?
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