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POLL: 55% of Florida Cubans are Voting for Barack Obama

POLL: 55% of Florida Cubans are Voting for Barack Obama | US Politics | Scoop.it

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For years Republicans have been able to rely on solid support from the majority of Florida's Cuban community, but one of the few public polls that actually includes figures specifically on Cuban voters says that President Barack Obama actually has a 16-point advantage over Mitt Romney among Florida Cubans.

 

Overall, the Survey USA poll found that Obama is leading Romney in the state by four points.

Among Cubans, however, he's leading Romney by 16 points, 55-39. Among non-Cuban Hispanics he's leading 61-25.

Fifty-four percent of Cubans say they have a favorable opinion of Barack Obama, while 36 percent have an unfavorable opinion.

Romney is still viewed favorably by Cubans, but just not by such a large margin, with 45 percent having a favorably opinion of the Republican nominee, and 41 percent with an unfavorable opinion.

Cubans do have noticeable different political priorities than other Hispanics. Nine percent of non-Cuban Hispanics say immigration is the most important issues in this election, while zero percent of Cubans say the same. Fifty-four percent of Cubans say jobs are the top issues, followed by 21 percent who choose health care. Both were at higher rates than non-Cuban Hispanics...

 

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Ellie Kime's curator insight, October 16, 2013 10:35 AM

This provides evidence that ethnic minorities often vote Democrat

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Romney Campaign Manager Says He Regrets Immigration Stance - New York Times (blog)

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Dallas Morning News (blog)Romney Campaign Manager Says He Regrets Immigration StanceNew York Times (blog)But his campaign manager now says that the forceful posture taken against immigration in the Republican primary inflicted lingering damage with...

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This shows the importance of the presidential campaign because Romney's promises against immigration caused him to lose more votes from the Hispanic community, which as we know is rapidly becoming the community with the largest voting impact in the US

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Danielle Stabler's comment, October 16, 2013 10:32 AM
Fantastic!!!!!! :D
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Government shutdown: Republicans downplay 2014 shutdown fallout - Anna Palmer and Alex Isenstadt

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House Republicans are putting on a brave face when it comes to shutdown politics.
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Primary Elections Explained

How primaries, caucuses, super delegates and more work in US Primary Elections. **NEW: T-Shirts now for sale!** Help support making more videos: http://goo.g...

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Hillary Clinton: I backed Osama bin Laden raid, Joe Biden didn't - Politico

Hillary Clinton: I backed Osama bin Laden raid, Joe Biden didn't - Politico | US Politics | Scoop.it
Politico Hillary Clinton: I backed Osama bin Laden raid, Joe Biden didn't Politico Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took some indirect swipes at Vice President Joe Biden at an off-the-record gathering, a state representative in...
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Danielle Stabler's comment, October 16, 2013 10:42 AM
fascinating....
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66 questions and answers about the government shutdown - USA TODAY

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Philly.com 66 questions and answers about the government shutdown USA TODAY WASHINGTON — It's been 17 years since the federal government last faced a partial shutdown because Congress and the president couldn't agree on a spending bill.
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