How significant is minority politics in America?
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How significant is minority politics in America?
A look at how America is increasingly having to adapt to the rising importance of minority issues.
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What Will Replace Affirmative Action If The Supreme Court Kills It?

What Will Replace Affirmative Action If The Supreme Court Kills It? | How significant is minority politics in America? | Scoop.it
Ever since conservative courts and voters began trying to eliminate affirmative action in the 1990s, universities have sought creative ways to boost their enrollment of minority students without explicitly relying on race.
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Boehner Appoints a Woman to Lead the Administration Committee

Boehner Appoints a Woman to Lead the Administration Committee | How significant is minority politics in America? | Scoop.it
With House Republican leadership under fire for installing 19 white men as committee chairmen, Speaker John A. Boehner said he had named Representative Candice Miller of Michigan to head the Committee on House Administration.
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GOP Must Win Over Latinos, Blacks and Women to survive | MSNBC w/ Lili Gil | FULL VIDEO

SOURCE: www.themonitor.com ... lili gil ... GOP Republicans Política Politics Reelection Romney Obama Latino vote Black Diversity Minorities Msnbc ...youtube.com
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5 Republicans who matter on immigration

No, they're not Rubio, McCain or Graham. But they will be front and center during the debate.
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Face of US changing; elections to look different - The Seattle Times

Kansas City StarFace of US changing; elections to look differentThe Seattle TimesAsian-Americans will grow to roughly 8 percent of the U.S.. "The minorities will vote," said demographer Frey.
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Republicans stepping in own way on immigration - Huffington Post

Washington TimesRepublicans stepping in own way on immigrationHuffington PostThe first immigration-related bills offered by Republicans this week would provide legal status for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants – but no way for them to...
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Republicans Must Wise Up - RealClear Politics

Republicans Must Wise Up - RealClear Politics | How significant is minority politics in America? | Scoop.it
And we'll see it again in coming fights over immigration, entitlements, inequality and a host of other issues. Here's the sad thing: Republicans get this stuff so wrong that Democrats aren't even forced to go to the trouble of ...
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America is an increasingly diverse society. Ignoring minority issues is tantamount to giving away electoral college votes.

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Affirmative Action: Factious Past, Uncertain Future : NPR

The Supreme Court's expected ruling on a case involving the University of Texas could end race-based affirmative action. But while some say the program works and is still needed, others argue there are better ways of measuring diversity.
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GOP mute as Supreme Court tackles gay marriage - Josh Gerstein

GOP mute as Supreme Court tackles gay marriage - Josh Gerstein | How significant is minority politics in America? | Scoop.it
House Republican leaders had a uniform response to the Supreme Court’s decision to take up gay marriage: silence.
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Why the Republicans Will Continue to Oppose Obama on Immigration - Huffington Post UK (blog)

Economic TimesWhy the Republicans Will Continue to Oppose Obama on ImmigrationHuffington Post UK (blog)Across the blogosphere, commentators of all political stripes are pointing to the advantage which the unprecedented minority vote gave to Obama...
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Republicans renew push for anti-minority STEM bill - The Hill (blog)

Washington TimesRepublicans renew push for anti-minority STEM billThe Hill (blog)Just three weeks ago, minority and immigrant communities turned out in record numbers to support President Obama and other Democratic candidates.
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New US House: Women and minorities to the left; white men to the right - CNN

Toledo BladeNew US House: Women and minorities to the left; white men to the rightCNNOn the Democratic side: Women and minorities -- a coalition that, along with young voters, largely helped re-elect President Barack Obama -- collectively will for...
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The poor favor Democrats, minorities do better under Dem ...

Time for Another Stand-Up Political Comedy Blog · BREAKING: ... They explain why, without question, minorities do better under Democratic administrations than under Republicans, and it's all backed up by raw data.
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