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RNC begins new social media campaign aimed at Hispanic voters

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The Republican National Committee has begun a new campaign targeting Hispanic voters with a series of social-media offered videos discussing specific issues and urging support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The series, called “GOP Hispanics: The Week Ahead” features Hispanic speakers discussing the topic of the week. They’re being posted through social media in both English and Spanish versions. First up is “Terrorism,” a 44-second video featuring RNC Director of Hispanic Communications Helen Aguirre-Ferré discussing President Barack Obama‘s foreign policies and…

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Pro-Donald Trump Hispanics face ridicule from friends and family

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Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard-line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire. They are backing Trump even in the face of resentment and suspicion from friends and family, who are among the overwhelming majority of non-white voters opposed to…

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Jeb Bush adds veteran Hispanic operative Emily Benavides to bolster outreach

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Jeb Bush hired veteran operative Emily Benavides to help bolster Hispanic outreach in his likely presidential campaign. Benavides joins Right to Rise PAC as communications adviser and spokesperson specializing in Hispanic media. This would then become a senior position in a potential campaign, reports Adrian Carrasquillo for BuzzFeed News. “I’m excited to join Governor Bush’s team,” Benavides told BuzzFeed in an email. “I look forward to communicating Governor Bush’s conservative ideas for greater economic growth and opportunity for all Americans.”…

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Video: Marco Rubio at RedState Gathering

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“That cap and trade legislation, which will do nothing but make America one of the cleanest third world economies . . .,” said Marco Rubio at the RedState Gathering. Erick Erikson weighs in: Of the valuable points Marco Rubio made at the RedState Gathering was that the Republican Party is the natural home of conservatives, but it is not the inevitable home of conservatives. If the GOP does not clean up its act and turn back from the path it…

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