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The Giant Still Sleeps

Season 1 Episode 4 | 8m 58s

There is a longstanding political assumption that because of a burgeoning Latino population, Texas will one day turn purple. Oscar Del Toro, a small businessman and immigrant from Mexico and a candidate for a City Council seat in suburban Houston is on a mission to motivate Latino voters to finally make this a reality and along the way he discovers how difficult a task this may be.

Aired: 07/09/16
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How does the GOP attract Latino voters to key Congressional races in the year of Trump?
Republicans in reliably blue Washington State have a plan to win both legislative houses.
Un candidato mexicano-americano busca motivar a los votantes en un distrito latino.
A film exploring the hesitation, perseverance, and enthusiasm of black voters in Florida.
A look at how people of similar political beliefs living near one another affect elections
Two ex-legislators examine the ideological splits causing political strife in Wisconsin.
A local school board election is a battleground for outside groups with lots of cash
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How does the GOP attract Latino voters to key Congressional races in the year of Trump?
Republicans in reliably blue Washington State have a plan to win both legislative houses.
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A look at how people of similar political beliefs living near one another affect elections
Two ex-legislators examine the ideological splits causing political strife in Wisconsin.
A film exploring the hesitation, perseverance, and enthusiasm of black voters in Florida.
A local school board election is a battleground for outside groups with lots of cash