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Susana Martinez, governor of New Mexico, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

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Susana Martinez, governor of New Mexico, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

New Mexico Primary: What to Watch

This year’s elections in New Mexico, beginning with primaries today, feature the latest effort by Democrats to dislodge Republican Rep. Steve Pearce from his majority-Hispanic district. Pearce’s 2nd District essentially takes up the southern half of the state, taking in...

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A program before former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon on Feb. 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York.

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A program before former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon on Feb. 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York.

Jeb Bush’s Journey: Doing What it Takes, Whether Running or Not

Jeb Bush is doing what someone running for president does. That doesn’t mean he is running for president. All he offers today is a simple e-smile. The former two-term Florida governor is on the road this week and next raising...

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Mariachi musicians sing and play as they go from house to house to encourage people to come to vote on election day at the Sun Valley's Latino district, Los Angeles County, on Nov 6, 2012 in California.

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Mariachi musicians sing and play as they go from house to house to encourage people to come to vote on election day at the Sun Valley's Latino district, Los Angeles County, on Nov 6, 2012 in California.

Republican Pollster: Economy, Jobs, Education Top Issues for Hispanics

Republicans know they need to improve their showing with Hispanic voters. A stronger Republican performance with Hispanics “begins with challenging some long held assumptions,” Nicole McClesky, a pollster with the Republican firm Public Opinion Strategies, writes in a blog post on her firm’s...

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Seniors wait to see Vice President. Vice President Biden speak on medicare and social security in Coconut Creek, Florida.

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Seniors wait to see Vice President. Vice President Biden speak on medicare and social security in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Florida Crossroad: Medicare, Nelson

The Medi-scare campaign isn’t limited to the presidential contest. Crossroads GPS, a committee co-founded by Bush strategist Karl Rove, is promoting a $4.2-million “issue advocacy push” in Florida, Ohio, New Mexico and Montana for its “New Majority Agenda.” That agenda,...

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