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Tag Archives: Hispanic

The growing influence of Hispanic voters in the West

This story first appeared on High Country News.  In the midst of the raucous and polarized presidential election, a quieter story has been at play […]...

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March 29, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

New Spanish-language ad bashes Jeb!’s #honorarylatino pose

“I have decided I am a candidate for president of the United States,” Jeb Bush said, Monday afternoon. He announced in the gym at Miami Dade College, […]...

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June 16, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

GOP heavyweights woo Hispanics with candy and fluffy dogs

“Sitting around waiting for minorities to come to us ain’t cut’n it, we must go to them! [sic]” wrote Derrick Wilburn on his Facebook page […]...

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May 11, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Wiretap
Clinton’s Political Survival Thanks in Part to Latino Support

Clinton’s Political Survival Thanks in Part to Latino Support

The New York senator’s strong support among Latinos has led her to primary victories in the largest, most delegate-rich states in the country (and some […]...

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March 8, 2008 Uncategorized
In Midst of Divisive Immigration Debate, Latinos Feel the Pinch, New Report Finds

In Midst of Divisive Immigration Debate, Latinos Feel the Pinch, New Report Finds

Increased public attention on illegal immigration and ramped up enforcement measures are taking a toll on Latinos in the U.S. A new report from the […]...

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December 13, 2007 Uncategorized
Latino Voters Ready to Strike in 2008

Latino Voters Ready to Strike in 2008

In a close election, the strongly Democratic-leaning Latino electorate in Colorado – though a modest percentage of the total – may decide the outcome....

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December 12, 2007 Uncategorized
Latinos Find No Refuge in Either Party, Report Finds

Latinos Find No Refuge in Either Party, Report Finds

The latest report from the Pew Hispanic Center confirms that Latino voters are leaning Democratic. But it may also reflect a general sense of frustration […]...

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December 7, 2007 Uncategorized
U.S.-Born Children of Hispanics Have Dramatically Better English Skills, Study Finds

U.S.-Born Children of Hispanics Have Dramatically Better English Skills, Study Finds

In just one generation, English-language skills among Latino immigrants take an impressive jump....

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November 30, 2007 Uncategorized
Minorities Isolated Even As Whites Attend More Integrated Schoools

Minorities Isolated Even As Whites Attend More Integrated Schoools

Colorado ranked second in the nation in the increased number of Hispanic students attending all-minority schools, according to a Pew Hispanic Center report released Thursday. […]...

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August 30, 2007 Uncategorized

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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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