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Throughout the city, the number of Latinos involved in the upcoming election is on the rise.That increase has been sparked, at least in part, by the weakening of the once powerful Hispanic Democratic Organization.
 
Once loyal foot soldiers for Mayor Daley, the HDO has been front and center in the federal investigation of corruption at city hall, and in recent convictions.
 
Chicago Public Radio's Chip Mitchell looks at how the HDO's decline has contributed to a new energy in Latino politics. 

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