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Kenneth Fernandez looks at a ‘sleeping giant’ shaping American politics

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Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 12:00 am

For as long as I can remember, the Latino community has been referred to as the “sleeping giant,” a label that represents its size and growth as well as the way its political participation and electoral success have lagged behind other groups, notably whites and African-Americans.

The results from this past election suggest the sleeping giant is not only awake but is getting out of bed and going to the polls.

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