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Influx of white seniors could keep Florida in play for Donald Trump

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Florida’s shifting demographics could keep the state in play for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as an influx of white retirees could offset any Democratic gains in the state’s growing minority population. As Arian Campo-Flores and Paul Overberg report in The Wall Street Journal: “Fast-growing minority communities give Democrats an increasing advantage in Florida, one of the most heated battlegrounds in the presidential election.” However, an underreported demographic trend could keep the state competitive for Trump: a new influx of…

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Pew Research: Here come Asian immigrants, Millennials and unaffiliated voters

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Huge immigration over the past 40 years have made Hispanics America’s largest minority group but the next wave is Asian immigrants, and they will overtake Hispanic immigration in coming decades, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. What’s more, Millennials might already be the nation’s largest generation, surpassing Baby Boomers. Women breadwinners continue to be a rapidly-growing group in America. And whites, blacks, Christians and the middle class all will continue to lose share of the American population…

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