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Mitt Romney, on the air in the media hold room at the Univision studios, is interviewed by Univision News, moderated by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, in Miami on September 19, 2012.

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Mitt Romney, on the air in the media hold room at the Univision studios, is interviewed by Univision News, moderated by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, in Miami on September 19, 2012.

Romney Softens Immigration Stance

Mitt Romney softened his rhetoric on immigration today, telling a television audience of Hispanic voters that he would not forcibly deport millions of immigrants. “We’re not going to round up people around the country and deport them,” he said, in...

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Mitt Romney addresses the Latino Coalition's 2012 Small Business Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on May 23, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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Mitt Romney addresses the Latino Coalition's 2012 Small Business Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on May 23, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Romney’s Latino Pitch: `Politics Has Been Put Ahead of People’

Republican Mitt Romney, the winner of a party presidential primary contest that tested how tough candidates were willing to talk about illegal immigration, will try to make amends today with a speech in Los Angeles embracing “a nation of immigrants.”...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looks over the convention floor from the podium during a microphone check at the Republican National Convention.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looks over the convention floor from the podium during a microphone check at the Republican National Convention.

Jeb Bush: Party Can `Narrow’ Gap with Democrats Among Latinos

Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor raised in Texas and schooled in Miami’s business community, says his Republican Party can narrow a wide gap with Democrats among Latino voters as people “get to know” the party’s presidential nominee, Mitt Romney....

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

Cultural Bridge Over Troubled Water

A multicultural stage in Tampa tonight for the run-up to the running mate: This is the convention of a party lacking the support of Hispanic Americans — with less than one third of Latinos voicing support for the party’s presidential...

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Kelly Romney, a second cousin of Mitt Romney, in the Mormon community of Colonia Juarez, Mexico. The candidate's father, George, was born in Mexico, and he still has extended family there, relatives born and raised in the border state of Chihuahua who support his candidacy but not his tough stance on immigration.

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Kelly Romney, a second cousin of Mitt Romney, in the Mormon community of Colonia Juarez, Mexico. The candidate's father, George, was born in Mexico, and he still has extended family there, relatives born and raised in the border state of Chihuahua who support his candidacy but not his tough stance on immigration.

‘Soy Mitt Romney’ — the Softer Side

“Soy Mitt Romney,” says the sponsor at the end of the new Spanish-language TV ad touting un “pais de immigrates.” A nation of immigrants — like narrator Craig Romney’s grandfather, Mexico-born. The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee has been advised...

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