Latino Voters Helped Power The First Latina to the Senate. But Will They Send Her Back?

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Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto made history nearly six years ago as the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate following a hard-fought, expensive race that she won by less than 3 percent.

Her re-election is looking just as difficult and one demographic is especially key to maintaining her seat: Latinos.

Republicans, emboldened by their gains with Latinos in South Texas and Florida in recent elections, are eyeing Nevada as their next opportunity to make inroads with a voting demographic that’s been trending in the right’s direction.

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