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Health Care Reform: Latinos not being sold on the benefits
Bakersfield Californian

Latino voters were never as important to Democratic Congressman Jim Costa as they were in November — when they enabled him to survive a national drumbeat of Republican electoral victories.

Costa’s relieved victory speech specifically thanked Latino mayors and businessmen in his Bakersfield-Fresno district for wringing out a 3,050-vote win over Tea Party-affiliated Republican Andy Vidak.