Republicans Step Up Efforts to Win Hispanic Vote

Republicans seek to give disenchanted Hispanic voters a home.

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"I can't talk about what his proposal is going to be because I don't know," she said.

The Romney campaign responded to the comment by saying Inclan "misspoke."

Republicans are also working at a grassroots disadvantage, as Democrats and the Obama campaign have been building support among Latinos for months. The Obama campaign just announced a multimillion-dollar buy of advertising in Spanish-language media in key states on Tuesday as well.

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  • Rebekah Metzler is a political writer for U.S. News & World Report. You can contact her at rmetzler@usnews.com or follow her on Twitter.