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Los Republicanos necesitan buena suerte

Since last week’s election, political pundits across the nation have keyed in on the dismal rate at which Latino voters sided with Romney and other Republican candidates further down the ticket. Nationally, estimates based on Election Day exit polling show that 71 percent of Latinos voted for Obama, compared to only 27 percent who backed Romney – the worst performance among that group of voters since Bob Dole captured only 21 percent of their votes in 1996.

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Social media: On the outside looking in at presidential debates

Social media has been a wild card in presidential politics since at least 2003, when liberal, tech-savvy activists used blogs and early social networks to lift from obscurity Gov. Howard Dean’s anti-war challenge to front-runner Sen. John Kerry. But so far, social media has played a minimal role in the most decisive campaign news events – the presidential and vice presidential debates held in the final weeks of the campaign.

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Sinema holds narrow lead in CD9 poll (access required)

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a narrow lead over Republican Vernon Parker in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by Sinema supporters.

But after testing a slew of negative messages against both candidates, Sinema’s lead widened to double digits.

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Poll shows dead heat between Carmona, Flake

National Democrats investing in Jeff Flake-Richard Carmona race

In the first publicly released poll of the U.S. Senate race since Jeff Flake steamrolled his way through the GOP primary, Democratic nominee Richard Carmona is running in a virtual dead heat with the six-term congressman and is outperforming President Barack Obama in Arizona.

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