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Hillary and the Hispanic vote

From NBC's Chuck Todd and Mark Murray
Tied to the endorsement Clinton received today from Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, campaign strategist Mark Penn and pollster Sergio Bendixen have released a memo -- in both English and Spanish -- touting her strength among Hispanic voters in key February 5 states, and listing key Hispanic aides and endorsements she has received.

But we have a couple of questions: What happens to this support for Clinton if Richardson catches fire?

And is this a subtle way of the campaign acknowledging that they will end up on the short end of the black vote stick -- and need another constituency to put together a winning post-South Carolina coalition?