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Rene Perez, of the Puerto Rican band Calle 13, performs at the Vive Latino music festival in Mexico City. The words on his back translate as "Green light to invade Arizona"
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Latino day laborers vie for attention to get some work in Hendon, Va., on Oct. 13, 2005
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference on June 22, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.
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A group of Latino American soldiers pose for a group portrait after landing on Cebu Island, Philippines, near the end of World War II.
MARKHAM JOHNSON FOR TIME
Will the state's first Hispanic second-in-command get enough Latino support?
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney participates in a round table discussion with Latino business leader in Tempe, Arizona, April 20, 2012.
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President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Forum on American Latino Heritage in Washington, Oct. 12, 2011.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama addresses supporters at a Latino town hall meeting.
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Presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama speaks during a candidate forum at The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.