LA Times writer Mark Barabak wrote in a recent article that the GOP's support for Arizona's controversial S.B. 1070 law has alienated Latinos who feel they are once again being scapegoated by a party with a history of harsh rhetoric and a penchant for backing anti-immigrant policies.

Barabak says that in Nevada gubernatorial candidate Brian Sandoval has come to symbolize the tension between Latinos and the GOP

Sandoval's support for Arizona's S.B. 1070 has even pushed some high profile Hispanic leaders in Nevada away from the Republican Party.

So are Nevada's Hispanic voters being repelled by the GOP and their support of laws like S.B. 1070? We talk with an LA Times reporter about Brian Sandoval and the tension between Hispanics and the GOP.

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Mark Z. Barabak, reporter, Los Angeles Times

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