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Inauguration Of A Latino Voting Bloc

Packed crowds outside the first inauguration of President Obama.
Tim Kelley
Packed crowds outside the first inauguration of President Obama.

As President Barack Obama prepares to once again take the Presidential Oath of Office, Washington D.C. is turning into Party Town.

Dozens of glamorous inaugural balls are being held across the district to celebrate the re-election, including a Latino Inaugural Ball.

Latino elected officials and community leaders from across the country, as well as Latino celebrities, will be celebrating - not only Obama's victory but also the record mobilization of Latino voters and the role they played in this presidential election. And the revelers are hoping they have one more reason to toss the confetti — fulfillment of Obama's pledge to push for comprehensive immigration reform in his new term.

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Full article to be published Jan. 21, 2013

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