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1. California Republicans, still staggering from the November election, plan to court Latino candidates and voters in an attempt to regain relevancy in the state. The SacBee notes that the GOP fared poorly with Latino voters last fall, and Latinos will become the largest ethnic group in California this year. Ex-Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado indicated during the state GOP Convention over the weekend that he is considering a run against Jerry Brown in 2014, but for Republicans to make inroads with Latinos statewide they’ll have to soften their stance on immigration reform.