This photo taken Oct. 24, 2012 photo, Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, D-Texas, chairman of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus speaking in Albuquerque, N.M., where he talked about the rise of more

 

              This photo taken Oct. 24, 2012 photo, Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, D-Texas, chairman of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus speaking in Albuquerque, N.M., where he talked about the rise of more
This photo taken Oct. 24, 2012 photo, Rep. Charlie Gonzalez, D-Texas, chairman of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus speaking in Albuquerque, N.M., where he talked about the rise of more Hispanic candidates for Congress. A total of 49 Latino candidates _ 32 Democrats, 16 Republicans and one without a declared party _ are seeking House seats this year, according to the bipartisan National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Depending on how many of them win, their numbers in the House could make history. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)