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Latinos Gaining in Population, Political Clout

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"Pan-American Unity" by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (1940).

Donald Trump polluted his presidential campaign announcement with a diatribe against Mexican immigrants. His error was more grave than he imagined: in the aftermath, Trump lost millions of dollars in endorsements and deals. 

What is the true power of the fastest growing demographic in the United States?

Guests

  • Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of Hispanic Research at the Pew Research Center
  • Kristian Ramos, Hispanic Media Communications and Outreach Director for Media Matters
  • Gabriel Debenedetti, reporter for Politico.

This show originally aired on July 16, 2015 at 10 a.m.