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How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

In the news this morning: Voters of color help win it for Obama, GOP's 'Latino problem' and the future, more

Analysis: Romney done in by GOP's 'Latino problem' - ABC While the white share of the electorate decreased, exit polls showed Latinos making up 10 percent of the U.S. electorate for the first time: "Those numbers defied the predictions of Republicans who believed the racial compositon of the electorate would largely stay the same as it did in 2008."

Latino voters in 2012 help sweep Obama to reelection - Huffington Post Early exit polling showed President Obama to have 70 percent of the Latino vote; polls showed Romney with about 29 percent of the Latino vote, less than Republican candidates have received in the previous three elections. 

Exit polls show Asian Americans backed Obama by wide margin - Voice of America Also according to early exit polls, 73 percent of Asian Americans voters supported President Obama. Twenty-six percent voted for Mitt Romney. Data shows similar results for other voters of color; black voters backed Obama at 93 percent.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, illegal immigration hardliner, reelected - Los Angeles Times The Arizona sheriff, known for hardline policies that led to a federal civil rights case against him this year, was fighting to keep his seat in Arizona's Maricopa County.

WSJ: GOP must leave 'anti-immigration absolutists' behind - Politico A closer look at a Wall Street Journal opinion piece calling on the Republican party to soften its immigration stance, blamed for the lack of support GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney received from Latinos.

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