Former President Donald Trump has pretty sharp rhetoric around immigration. At the same time, he is trying to reach a potentially powerful voting bloc in pivotal swing states: Latinos.
President Biden is now blaming Republicans for the crisis at the southern border after they blocked a bipartisan bill to fund more border security. But there are limits to the strategy.
Wisconsin is not known for the power of the Latino vote, but in a state with such tiny margins even a small shift can have a big impact on national politics.
While immigration remains a threshold issue for many Latino voters, it is not the only thing they're focused on ahead of the midterms.
Thursday on Political Rewind: A second woman has alleged that Herschel Walker tried to convince her to have an abortion. How will it affect his campaign?
Plus, election officials brace for disruptions at polling places motivated by the "big lie" conspiracy.
And a look at Georgia's Hispanic electorate.
Friday on Political Rewind: Republicans claimed a larger share of Hispanic votes in 2020 than they'd usually get, but a new poll says Democrats have reversed those gains. Plus, the U.S. House passed a bill to close loopholes that Trump allies tried to use to decertify the election.
Voters of color should not be treated as "get-out-the-vote targets," says the head of one of the groups that issued the report. Instead, outreach needs to start one to two years before an election.
Geraldo Cadava, author of The Hispanic Republican, discusses the biggest misconceptions about Latino voters, who are projected to be the largest nonwhite voting demographic in 2020.
Hoaxes and misleading posts aimed at depressing turnout have spread on social media. Experts say it outpaces 2016, when Black voters were the top target of Russian-backed disinformation.
The Latino vote will be key across the country, especially in tight races in places such as Arizona and Florida. About one quarter of Latinos, mostly men, steadily support the president, polls show.