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At the polls in Bell, voters are still smarting

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC
| Is the political corruption that scandalized Bell a few months ago helping drive voter turnout there today?

American snapshot: Election Day

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It's time to go get one of these, in any mix of languages.

In the news this morning: It's Election Day (plus the SB 1070 hearings, the power of Spanish-language media, and more)

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Arizona immigration law: One part of Arizona measure may be upheld - Los Angeles Times The 9th Circuit Court suggested during a hearing yesterday that Arizona may be allowed to require police to check the immigration status of someone suspected of a crime.

Q&A: Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar on the voting power of U.S.-born Latinos

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No one is more familiar with the power of the Latino vote, considered pivotal in tomorrow's midterm election, than the organizations working to get Latino voters to the polls.

Quote of the moment: NCLR's Martinez De Castro on what motivates Latino voters

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"Much has been made about Latino enthusiasm around voting on Tuesday, suggesting that low enthusiasm means 'not voting.' Well, here's the thing: I am voting on Tuesday, but I would hardly describe my mood as 'enthusiastic.

In the news this morning: The myth of the Latino vote, immigration and the GOP, SB 1070 in the 9th Circuit and more

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Opinion | The myth of the monolithic 'Latino vote' - Seattle Times On Latino voters as a culturally, politically, geographically and demographically diverse group.

Celebrating Día de los Muertos

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Just as Halloween is almost here, so, too, is Día de los Muertos, the day of the dead.

Quote of the moment: Meg Whitman on why ex-housekeeper should be deported

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"Well, the answer is: It breaks my heart, but she should be deported, because she forged documents and she lied about her immigration status."