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Latinos Fall To Footnote

Wednesday, June 30, 2004

The Census Bureau has announced that the U.S. Latino population was growing four times faster than the nation at large. In May, the National Ass`n of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials projected that the Latino electorate had grown 17% over the last four years, and that nearly 7 million would cast ballots in November. Despite these gains, however, Latinos are not receiving the kind of media and political attention they did just four years ago. Has the Latino moment come and gone?

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