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Hispanic and Latino Americans: Americans of ancestry from Spain and Latin America
In the United States, Hispanic or Latino Americans are Americans who are descendants of people from Spain or Hispanic America, and, in some cases, from Portugal or Brazil. More generally, these demographics include all Americans who are referred to as Hispanic. As of 2018, the Census Bureau estimated that there were almost 60 million Hispanics living in the United States.

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Young, undocumented, and getting out the vote [Video]

Young, undocumented, and getting out the vote

Twenty-four year-old Maria Jose Rodriguez's immigration status means she can't vote in November's election, but that hasn't stopped her from mobilizing and advocating in her community. Libby Hogan..

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Biden In Trouble With Black Voters [Video]

Biden In Trouble With Black Voters

The Biden campaign is in crisis mode. Dozens of Black luminaries sat for a virtual meeting, trying to figure out how the campaign could woo Black male voters. Politico reports that callers urged Biden..

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Biden makes a pitch to Florida Hispanic voters [Video]

Biden makes a pitch to Florida Hispanic voters

Democrat Joe Biden courted Hispanic voters on Tuesday on his first campaign visit of the year to Florida, saying President Donald Trump had let them down with his divisive immigration policies and a..

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Trump rallies Latino supporters in Arizona [Video]

Trump rallies Latino supporters in Arizona

President Donald Trump on Monday intensified his efforts to win over Latino voters as polls show their support increasingly up for grabs ahead of the November presidential election - a flashing warning..

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Like way, way down. That could harm millions of Black, Latino and low-income students who enter the higher education system through the system.
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Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Florida on Thursday to rally Hispanic voters by highlighting President Donald Trump's record opposing socialist leaders across Latin America. (Oct. 15)  
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George Lopez just wants Latinos to vote, Edward James Olmos admits he's backing Biden

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