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Hispanics, Immigration and Politics [00:58:40]
@ UC Berkeley (2007-03-12)
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Nationwide, 60 percent of Hispanics supported Democratic candidates in the 2006 election, an increase of more than 10 percent from 2004. Did the Republican strategy of focusing on illegal immigration result in a loss of Hispanic support? Or were there other reasons that explain the gains made by Democrats among Hispanics? Can Democrats count on the Hispanic vote in the upcoming elections?

Maria Echaveste is Lecturer in Residence at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law and the cofounder of the Nueva Vista Group, a consulting firm. She served as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Clinton White House from 1998-2001.

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