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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Latinos Could Decide Presidency, Don’t Like Candidates

American and Mexican flags decorate an auto shop in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP)

American and Mexican flags decorate an auto shop in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP)

While few Latinos voted in yesterday’s primary in Arizona, they and Latinos in swing states could provide the margin of victory to either President Obama or the Republican candidate in the general election.

Latino voters are growing in number, and unhappy with both Republican immigrant-bashing and Obama’s increased deportations of immigrants and failure to follow through with promises of immigration reform.

Guest:

  • Michael Scherer, White House correspondent for Time magazine

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