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Not Enough White Voters To Save R’s

A new study says Republicans are in dire straits because the party is so unpopular among Latinos. "Republicans have run out of persuadable white voters," says the analysis by the conservative Resurgent Republic and the Hispanic Leadership Network. "For the fifth time in the past six presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. Trying to win a national election by gaining a larger and larger share of a smaller and smaller portion of the electorate is a losing political proposition." "To be competitive nationally in the future," the study adds, "Republicans must do better among non-white Americans, especially Hispanics and Asians/Kenneth T. Walsh, U.S. News & World Report. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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