Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem

The makeup of the electorate in the midterm election should help Republicans, but growing Latino clout could mean trouble in 2016.

For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama’s poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats’ hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded last week’s win in Florida’s special congressional election as evidence that their anti-Obamacare strategy is working.
Nation – latimes.com