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Election 2012

November 8, 2012

Republicans losing stronghold states as Hispanics shun GOP


Rep. Luis Gutierrez, an Illinois Democrat who has been critical of the president for not taking a more active approach on Hispanic issues, said Obama should call Republicans and Democrats to the White House to “chart a reasonable course forward on immigration.”

“The president and Democrats cannot be satisfied that the other party is repulsive to most Latino voters,” Gutierrez said in a statement. “It was an act of faith that Latino voters pulled the lever in overwhelming numbers for President Obama who has deported more than a million immigrants. Now, the President must work with Congress to live up to that faith.”

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