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Steve thank you Latinos -- the second fastest growing race group and they will be even bigger and a bigger factor in every election to come.
Here's chief national correspondent Jim Angle.
Vice President Biden told a radio where you're from -- busy on this week.
That only he and the president recognize the importance of Latino voters.
Gonna have an awful lot of people who don't pay attention.
To -- them -- Latino vote now particularly the other party all of a sudden realizing this is a political force.
And the president told the de Moines register that'd be -- his second term it will be because quote the Republican nominee of the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest growing demographic group in the country.
The Latino community.
Judging from the ads in Spanish though the Romney -- -- doesn't seem to be taking anything for granted.
I'm -- medicines that do -- attendance seemed -- into the moment.
An official from the association of Latino lawmakers or -- -- -- -- says the Latino vote is steadily increasing the Latino vote is growing with every single election cycle in 2000 and -- Nine point seven million Latinos voted we're projecting that -- -- that twelve point two minimum vote.
That's a 26% increase Latinos are about 15% of registered voters in key battleground states such as Florida where mr.
Romney was today Colorado and Nevada.
Latino interviewers question mr.
Obama for not fulfilling his promise to pass immigration reform in his first year the top concerns of Hispanics however.
Are even tougher for the president the number one issue today for Latinos especially Latino voters is certainly the economy.
The impact the Great Recession has had a Latinos has been really tremendous race on Fox News poll confirms that showing 48% of -- shows the economy is the most important issue while only 23%.
No wonder then that Romney emphasized the economy during a September interview with -- a busy -- don't.
There are two million more Hispanics living in poverty today.
When the president took office we've now had 56 I believe straight months with unemployment above 10% for Hispanic Americans it's unacceptable.
Bush got 44% of the Hispanic vote in 2004.
Polls show Romney getting a little more than half that -- Jim thanks still.
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