Have Republicans finally realized the importance of becoming a big tent party? There are signs this is precisely the case, especially when it comes to courting minority voters. The GOP has been working hard to make inroads with Latino voters in Texas, and it appears those efforts might be paying off.
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Former President Donald Trump shocked the nation when he garnered a significant number of votes from predominantly Hispanic areas in South Texas. But the outcomes of Tuesday’s primary elections revealed that Trump’s success was not an isolated incident. After the May 24 runoffs, there could be as many as eight Latinos, six of whom are women, vying for congressional seats across the Lone Star State. This could signify a new trend for the party, which has traditionally struggled to attract black and brown voters.
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