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Insiders Weigh in On Hispanics and the GOP

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns at The Hispanic Leadership Network's Lunch at Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami, Fla., Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

March 9, 2013

National Journal's Political Insiders panel lacks confidence Congress and the president will reverse the sequestration spending cuts, this week's survey shows.

Will a bargain be struck to reverse the sequestration spending cuts?

  Democrats
(96 votes)
Republicans
(95 votes)
Yes 21% 20%
No 42% 45%
Too early to tell 37% 35%

Meanwhile, Republicans believe their party in 2014 will earn a greater share of the Hispanic vote than their presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, did last year. According to exit polls, Romney won just 27 percent of Hispanics, who accounted for 10 percent of the electorate.

In the 2014 midterms, will Republicans surpass the 27 percent Hispanic support that Mitt Romney received last November?

  Democrats
(97 votes)
Republicans
(94 votes)
Yes 21% 60%
No 46% 7%
Too early to tell 33% 33%

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