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Census data shows 4 out of 5 US seniors are white




A woman casts her ballot during early voting October 1, 2008 in Toledo, Ohio.
A woman casts her ballot during early voting October 1, 2008 in Toledo, Ohio.
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A recent census report says four out of five seniors in the U.S. are non-Hispanic whites.

Meanwhile, those kids they call "whippersnappers" are mostly minorities. This week, we'll look at the different ways these two populations intersect and how that is changing the face of America. What happens in politics when people who vote make decisions for a future that's not theirs? 

Gary Segura, principal and co-founder of the polling firm Latino Decisions joins us with more. He's also chair of Chicano/Latino studies at Stanford University.