It’s a safe bet, based on polls and history, that white voters will choose Republican Mitt Romney by a wide margin in Tuesday’s presidential election. That’s a problem for the GOP.
The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to a University of Texas program that considers race in some college admissions. The case could produce new limits on affirmative action at universities, or roll it back entirely.
Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put the issue back on their agenda. The justices will be looking at the University of Texas program.
The description preferred by 51 percent of Hispanics is Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban or other culture they are tied to through family or ancestry.