Hispanic Voters: Obama vs. Romney

The president and GOP candidate face off at separate Univision events.
3:00 | 09/20/12

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And as you just said, the president faced tough questions today from our partners at univision. And not only on libya. His town meeting came just 24 hours after governor mitt romney appeared making his case. Two men, one stage, 47 days to go until your voice, your vote. And abc's chief white house correspondent jake tapper tells us what happened in that room. Reporter: The president seized the opportunity to slam mitt romney for that hidden camera tape. When you express the opinion that half the country considering themselves victims, that they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is, maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. Reporter: But the president today was repeatedly pressed on his 2008 pledge to push for immigration reform within the first year of his presidency. We will have, in the first year, an immigration bill that i strongly support and that I'm promoting. A promise is a promise. And with all due respect, you didn't keep that promise. Reporter: The president blamed republicans for refusing to work with him. There's the thinking that the president is somebody who is all powerful and can get everything done. We have to have cooperation from all these sources in order to get something done. Reporter: The president has been focused on winning latino voters, in spanish language ads about supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. Even appearing on a local miami radio station with a cuban-american radio d.J. The president made this comment when discussing the most important lesson he has learned. You can't change washington from the inside. You can only change it from the outside. That's how I got elected. Reporter: The president was discussing the need to mobilize popular support to force congress to act, but to romney, it was an indictment. The president today threw in the white flag of surrender again. He said he can't change washington from inside. He can only change it from outside. Well, we're going to give him that chance in november. He's going outside. Reporter: That's mitt romney campaigning in sarasota. Romney has kept a rather light public schedule, his chain says he's been preparing for the upcoming debates. When a reporter asked romney if he was going to be increasing his public events, romney laughed and pointed out to the reporter, particularly beautiful cloud, in the florida sky. Diane? Well, so, there is, behind

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