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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Vote Data Show Changing Nation - WSJ.com

But in cities and dynamic suburbs, a rapidly growing force of Latinos, Asian-Americans, African-Americans and higher-income whites emerged this week as the strength of Mr. Obama's winning Democratic coalition.

"The Democrats now own a coalition of emerging metro areas where the whites and minorities live together, and where they vote Democratic," said Robert Lang, a demographer who directs the Brookings Mountain West, a research center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Revealing. --TS

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I ask from ignorance: "emerging metro areas where the whites and minorities live together" - do they? That is, do they live together or in distinct districts within those metro areas?

Posted by: dearieme | Nov 8, 2012 1:13:50 AM

The tea party immigrant bashing in 2010 was prop 187 all over again. You remember what happened after that don't you?

Posted by: molly | Nov 8, 2012 8:30:28 AM