This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C.
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The Republicans did not simply lose a tough fight that they knew was a long shot. Much of the Republican leadership fundamentally miscalculated their odds of success -- and underestimated the consequences of defeat.
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Everyone agrees, if Hispanics stay home, it will be impossible for Democrats to win. No wonder Republicans want to deport as many Latinos as possible and oppose immigration reform.
The talking heads have declared it so. But you know, political pundits and have a lot in common with stock analysts: they're pretty good at explaining the future -- right after it happens.
As we head into the November mid-terms, Republicans seem poised for significant gains. But the increasingly positive economic picture could alter this dynamic.
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