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Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The number of eligible Latino voters has reached a new record of 23.7 million this year, according to a study released this week by the Pew Hispanic Center.

That figure marks a massive 22 percent increase in the Latino electorate -- over 4 million voters -- since the 2008 presidential election. Latinos now make up 11 percent of the nation's eligible voters, up 1.5 percent since 2008.

But it's not all good news for the Latino political community and those who aim to earn their votes.
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Sayu Bhojwani: 5 Questions on Immigration We Wish Jim Lehrer Would Ask
As in past years, the presidential debates on Wednesday are not designed to provide concrete or detailed policy proposals. But, at the least, we want to see more from our two presidential candidates than pandering to voters with baseline moral arguments around fairness and justice.
Raul A. Reyes: Romney's Losing Bid to Win the Latino Vote
Instead, Romney is still ducking the tough questions. At the Univision forum, he was asked about Obama's "deferred-action" plan for undocumented youth. Despite being repeatedly pressed by the moderators, Romney wouldn't say whether he would continue or cancel the policy as president.
Julio Pabon: Albert Pujols Wins Latino MVP at 23rd Annual Awards Ceremony
n Spanish we have a saying: "No hay mal que por bien no venga" (There is nothing negative that something positive can't come from it). That was the perfect quote for what the guest at the 23rd Annual N.L. LatinoMVP presentation for Albert Pujols experienced.
Claudia Castillo: Hearty Soups with Red Swiss Chard
Wondering what to have for dinner tonight? Try a hearty soup with red swiss chard!

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