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  • **FILE** Sen. Lindsey Graham (left), South Carolina Republican, confers Oct. 3, 2011, with Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, following a vote that clears the way for debate on a bill that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports as a penalty for currency manipulation on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

    Schumer, Graham resurrect bipartisan immigration reform

    New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, co-authors of a stalled bipartisan comprehensive immigration overhaul that includes a "path to citizenship" for the country's estimated 11 million to 12 million illegal immigrants, said Sunday that Tuesday's election results have created a new impetus for reforms.


  • Brian Conklin, far right, a regional campaign director for the reelection of President Obama, briefs volunteers about registering new voters prior to them canvassing a heavily Latino neighborhood in Phoenix. Across the country both political parties have been courting the Latino vote, the nation's fastest-growing minority group. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    For Hispanic voters, one size does not fit all

    The reasons that Hispanics give for choosing between President Obama and Mitt Romney are just as diverse as the countries that they or their ancestors once called home, suggesting there's no one-size-fits-all approach to courting the nation's fastest-growing minority group.


  • Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad during an event in San Francisco on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The new model features a faster processor and a screen that's even sharper than a high-definition television's. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Whites trail Hispanics, blacks in adopting mobile devices

    Hispanics continue to outpace whites when it comes to the adoption of mobile technology.


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    Hispanics out West a tougher sell for Romney

    Mitt Romney took a hard line on illegal immigration, was labeled anti-immigrant and had a national network of Hispanic Republicans come out against him, yet he won Florida's primary by carrying more than half of Hispanics who voted - better than he did among whites.


  • Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for California governor (left), shakes hands with debate moderator Maria Elena Salinas, before the start of her debate with Jerry Brown on Univision. (Associated Press)

    Spanish-language media now a major player

    Note to candidates: What plays in Spanish no longer stays in Spanish.


  • Fast-growing states suffer worst in recession

    Call it the migration bust: Many of the fastest-growing areas of the country during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest drops in income as a result of the economic downturn.


  • Poll: English-speaking Latinos turn to Spanish TV

    An automobile technician by day, Miguel Ramirez often returns home in a mostly white Dallas suburb to a world of romantic telenovelas, futbol or the latest U.S. news on Spanish-language TV.


  • **FILE** In this photo from June 19, 2009, President Obama delivers remarks at the Esperanza National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and Conference in Washington. Mr. Obama's once solid support among Hispanics is showing a few cracks, a troubling sign for Democrats desperate to get this critical constituency excited about helping the party hold onto Congress this fall. (Associated Press)

    Poll finds cracks in Obama's Hispanic support

    President Obama's once solid support among Hispanics is showing a few cracks, a troubling sign for Democrats desperate to get this critical constituency excited about helping the party hold onto Congress this fall.


  • **FILE** In this Jan. 25, 2010 photo, U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves arrives in the remote Inupiat Eskimo village Noorvik, Alaska in a dogsled driven by Noorvik resident Brian Coffin, 11, to formally launch the nation's 2010 count. More than 120 million U.S. census forms begin arriving Monday in mailboxes around the country. (Associated Press)

    Census forms arrive in the mail: What to expect

    More than 120 million U.S. census forms begin arriving Monday in mailboxes around the country, in the government's once-a-decade population count.


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