Candidates seek the Latino vote
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/04/2008, 9:06 a.m.
The Latino vote is becoming increasingly important in this year's presidential election. Midmorning examines the complicated divide down party lines, and how candidates can appeal to this growing ethnic group.
- John A. Garcia: Professor of political science at the University of Arizona and author of "Latino Politics in America."
- Lionel Sosa: CEO of the grassroots online think tank Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together. He was a media consultant for President George W. Bush in the 2004 campaign as well as in 2000. He has been Hispanic media consultant in six Republican presidential campaigns, beginning in 1980.
- John Garcia's Web site
- About Lionel Sosa
- NPR: Racial Identity Influencing Latino Voters
- Time: The Battle for the Latino Vote