State Senator Adriano Espaillat, campaigning for congress against incumbent Charlie Rangel, has found a ripe target for criticism in Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. During his primary contest, of course, Mr. Romney found immigration to be one of the few issues he could stake out a more conservative position than his rivals on, but now that he’s entering the general election and seeking the support of Latino voters, his party has stumbled a little in seeking to articulate his beliefs in recent days.
“I think as a candidate, to my understanding, he’s still deciding what his position on immigration is. I can’t talk about what his position is going to be,” Bettina Inclan, the RNC’s Hispanic Outreach Director, said in a conference call with reporters earlier this week, for example. She later claimed to have misspoken. Read More