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Immigration Remains A Dicey Issue For Romney, GOP

President Obama won 2 out of 3 Hispanic votes in 2008, and Democrats this election season have a growing advantage with Hispanics. But Republicans and likely nominee Mitt Romney say they have a strong case to make for those votes based on the economy, and some are trying to shift focus away from Romney's stance on immigration.
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Republicans Reaching Out To Hispanic Voters

The Republican National Committee is placing more attention on winning Hispanic votes in Virginia this year.

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Who Are Romney's Closest Advisers?

Mitt Romney, the presumptive candidate for the Republican nomination, is hiring hundreds of new staffers over the next few months. The former Massachusetts governor is still surrounded by a trusted core of senior advisers, however, and they aren't going anywhere. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the inner circle.
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End Of The Tea Party As We Know It?

Have we seen the end of the Tea Party movement? New York Times reporter Kate Zernike is the author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America. Host Rachel Martin talks with Zernike about the Tea Party's current relevance and influence in the political process.
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Utah's Orrin Hatch Survives GOP Convention

Longtime Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch faced a contentious and much-watched state convention Saturday, two years after fellow Republican Bob Bennett was ousted from office at the same event for not being conservative enough. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.
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Sen. Orrin Hatch And His Fight To Stay In Congress

Two years ago, Robert Bennett, a Republican senator from Utah, was voted out of office at the state's Republican convention. Bennett's friend, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, has worked hard over the past year to avoid the same fate at today's state convention. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with NPR's Howard Berkes about the results of today's convention vote.
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Watergate Figure, Evangelist Chuck Colson Dies At 80

Chuck Colson went from being one of the nation's most despised men, who served time in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal, to a hero of conservative Christians. Following a brief illness, he died Saturday at a Northern Virginia hospital with his wife and family at his bedside.

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