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Asian-Americans backed Obama overwhelmingly

Support by 73% surpasses that of Latinos, women

Asian-American voters backed President Obama more strongly than either women or Latinos, two groups widely credited with his reelection.

Obama’s national health care law and balanced approach to deficit reduction, coupled with Republican Mitt Romney’s hard-line stance on immigration and harsh rhetoric aimed at China, pushed Asian-American support for Obama to new heights, analysts and polls suggest.

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