Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Thursday he supports granting citizenship to people who enter the country illegally and serve in the U.S. military.
The head of the Republican party is in Denver trying to improve his party’s showing among minority voters.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
The 25th annual Cinco de Mayo festival took place in downtown Denver over the weekend and the Republican Party used the festival to target Hispanic voters.
Colorado’s growing Hispanic population might influence how new state legislative districts are drawn this year, but whether that leads to districts dominated by Latinos is an open question.
Hispanics of any race now account for one-fifth of the state’s population, and El Paso County has surpassed Denver as Colorado’s most populous county, the Census Bureau said Wednesday.