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The Latino Vote: Pro-Clinton or Anti-Obama?

Election 2008

The Latino Vote: Pro-Clinton or Anti-Obama?

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In Democratic primaries across the country, Latinos have largely voted in support of Hillary Clinton. Is race the reason?

Roland Roebuck, author of "Hispanos, Racismo y Obama," and Ricardo Ramirez, author of "The Latino Vote Is Pro-Clinton, Not Anti-Obama," talk with guest host Ari Shapiro about what's behind the voting trends.

'Latino Vote' Takes Spotlight in Texas

'Latino Vote' Takes Spotlight in Texas

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The so-called Latino vote is again in the spotlight as the Texas primary closes in. We hear from Latino voters in Texas about which candidates they like and what issues matter to them. Then Madeleine Brand talks to Lydia Camarillo, Vice President of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, about how much sway Latinos hold in Texas.