Hispanic Heritage Month: 25 stories – For National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs September 15-October 15, CNN takes a look back on the news, politics, art, culture and entertainment stories that spoke to the Hispanic community during the last year.
A year in Latino news – September 2012: In a hotly contested election, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stepped up efforts to woo Latino voters in a forum broadcast by the Spanish-language Univision network.
"With a father born in Mexico, are you sure you're not Latino?" co-host Jorge Ramos joked, apparently referring to a secretly recorded video that showed the Republican candidate saying "it would be helpful to be Latino.
The candidates answers about immigration and employment did little to sway the influential electorate, and recently, Republicans have examined how to better reach out to Latino voters.