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Mitch Perry Report for 11.14.16 — Questioning the exit poll data

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Among the significant factoids produced by the exit poll conducted by Edison Research from last Tuesday’s election was that Donald Trump actually did better than Mitt Romney when it came to winning the Latino vote. It wasn’t by much, but according to that information, Trump received 29 percent support from Hispanics, better than Romney’s 27 percent in 2012. That seems counterintuitive to some, considering that while Romney’s most egregious comment when it came to immigration was that people would need to “self-deport,” Trump went much further in his language.…

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Donald Trump talks up his support from blacks and Latinos in Tampa speech

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Looking over the thousands of adoring fans who had waited for hours to see him speak, Donald Trump kicked off his 50-minute speech at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa on Saturday morning by comparing his audience to Hillary Clinton’s campaign appearance with two of the biggest celebrities in America on Friday night in Cleveland. “We don’t need Jay Z to fill up arenas,” he said as the crowd cheered. “I actually like Jay-Z but you know, the language last night? Ohhhh. Ohhhhh.” According to press reports, the famed…

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New poll shows strong support for Hillary Clinton among Puerto Rican voters in Florida

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Puerto Rican voters in Florida overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton, according to a new survey. A new poll from the Center for American Progress Action Fund found 74 percent of Puerto Rican voters in the Sunshine State were supporting Clinton. Another 17 percent said they were backing Donald Trump, while 3 percent said they would vote for a third-party candidate. Four percent said they were undecided. The poll of 503 Puerto Rican registered voters in Florida was conducted by Latino Decisions…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.12.16 — Will this Syrian ceasefire hold?

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Good Monday morning to you all. While the U.S. media will be focused intently on Hillary Clinton‘s health, there’s another issue taking place today that deserves close observation — the tentative truce between the warring factions that’s supposed to happen in Syria tonight at sundown. The truce was announced last last week between Russia and the U.S., and there is “cautious optimism” this could lead to ending the five-year civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people and forced millions from…

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