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Latinos host their own gala for Obama's inauguration




A Latinos for Obama sign posted at a South Los Angeles campaign office.
A Latinos for Obama sign posted at a South Los Angeles campaign office.
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Latinos will have a special gala this Sunday for President Obama's inauguration: the Latino Inaugural. Hosted by Eva Longoria and featuring a star-studded cast, it's also a way for them to celebrate their influence on the 2012 campaign.

But will that political muscle stay flexed throughout President Obama's next term in office?

We talk with Andrès Lopez, one of the main organizers of the event and a former advisor to the Obama campaign.