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What Will Latino Votes Mean For The 2016 Elections?09:47
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Republican presidential hopeful Senator Ted Cruz of Texas fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopeful Senator Ted Cruz of Texas fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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A new poll from the Spanish-language broadcaster Univision has some bad news for Republicans. Democrats once again hold a big lead among Latino voters going into the next presidential campaign.

But there are a few bright spots for Republicans. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has made big strides in closing the gap in a hypothetical matchup against Hillary Clinton, and both Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have Latino parents.

Univision news anchor Maria Elena Salinas joins Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd to explain why Democrats should not take Latino votes for granted.

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This segment aired on July 20, 2015.

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