Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich is courting the Latino vote by sending out press releases in Spanish and directing potential supporters to his own Spanish-language web site, newtpresidente.com. It looks like he's the first candidate to do so. Last month, we wondered if Gingrich's soft-to-moderate positions on immigration would hurt him.
So far it clearly hasn't. Will it, and outreach like newtpresidente.com help?
Hispanic voters tend to be Democrats, but Florida has a big exception: The Cuban-American community, particularly in Miami-Dade, where 72 percent of GOP voters are Hispanic.