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Election 2012: The Latino Vote

Some are calling it Mitt Romney's Latino problem. The Republican Party is about to unveil a party platform in Tampa, Fla., that takes a hard-line on issues important to many Latinos, particularly immigration. We speak to Republican delegates from Maryland and Virginia about the party's strategy to woo Hispanic voters and where they feel Republicans may actually have an advantage.

A View From The RNC Floor

Kojo talked with Maryland Delegate Ellen Sauerbrey about immigration policy, the Republican Party's challenge of appealing to Latino voters and what Mitt Romney needs to do to get votes from Maryland residents.

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