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Who’s Behind the “Don’t Vote” Ad Aimed at Latino Voters

A look at who funded the controversial ad urging Latino voters to stay in on Election Day.

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Hispanic Support for Obama Waining

A new Gallup poll shows that President Obama’s approval rating among Hispanic voters has dropped 12 percentage points over the past 5 months.

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Sen. Reid Says Immigration Reform Can’t Wait, But Many Are Skeptical

The Senate Majority Leader reaffirmed his commitment to immigration reform, telling 6,000 in Las Vegas, “we’re going to pass immigration reform, just as we passed health care reform.”

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Facing Reelection, Reid Leads Calls for Immigration Reform "This Year"

By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor
Sen. Harry Reid - Photo: reid.senate.gov

Sen. Harry Reid - Photo: reid.senate.gov

Since the Obama Administration took office, immigration reform has seemed to go forward in fits and starts. The White House’s cautious approach has led pro-immigration advocates to cherish every bit of reassuring news they can find.

One source for this type of news has been Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.), who late last year started speaking in favor of reforming the nation’s immigration laws. Last Thursday, at a time when the nation’s pundits were preoccupied with several other topics, Reid raised the issue once more: he said comprehensive immigration reform is “going to happen this session, but I want it this year, if at all possible,” according to The Washington Post.

The Post‘s Ben Pershing added that Reid called immigration reform “one of his three top priorities this year, along with health care and energy.”

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