John Kerry Visits California and Caters to the Latino Vote

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It-s easy to talk about the -Latino vote- as if it were monolithic, and it-s true that Democrats get a lot more support in Latino communities than Republicans do, but Latinos are America-s fastest growing minority group, and Republicans claim that President Bush has been making inroads. That-s important in this presidential year, not just in California, but in states where it-s close, like New Mexico, Arizona and Florida. In the midst of bad times for President Bush, presumptive Democratic nominee John Kerry is visiting California to speak to that constituency. Warren Olney gets an update on the Kerry visit from San Francisco Chronicle political writer Carla Marinucci, and hears about Kerry and rival George Bush's appeal to the Latino community from Republican consultant Michael Madrid and Democratic consultant Leo Briones.
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Latest LA Times Poll on Bush, Kerry approval ratings in California

Marinucci article on war, Iraq and Latino vote

Bush campaign

Kerry campaign

Moore on NPR's All Things Considered, discussion film and Disney's refusal to distribute it

NY Times article on Disney's decision not to distribute film

Moore's website

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