Election Watch 2016

Posted on: July 19th, 2015
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Readers of this blog over the last eight years (and my previous blog) know that immigration politics are a big part of what I cover. While I’ve been passing on news stories about the upcoming presidential election on my Twitter feed, I’m going to aggregate the coverage on the blog so you have my collection of the major stories of the week in one place. Here’s my first go at it.

Martin O’Malley promises to go further than Obama on relief for the undocumented – http://time.com/3957649/martin-omalley-immigration/

 

Donald Trump slams Hillary Clinton over her criticism of his immigration remarks – http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/14/politics/trump-bashes-clinton/index.html

 

Republicans blame San Francisco killing on Obama – http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-deport-shooting-20150714-story.html

 

Sanders calls Trump immigration comments “outrageous” – http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/13/politics/bernie-sanders-la-raza-conference-2016-clinton/

 

Rand Paul remains silent on Trump remarks – http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/rand-paul/2015/07/13/rand-paul-donald-trump-immigration/30090077/

 

Fact check shows Trump claim lacks merit – http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/jul/06/donald-trump/trump-immigration-claim-has-no-data-back-it/

 

Ted Cruz: Democrats support illegal immigration – http://www.breitbart.com/video/2015/07/14/cruz-the-democratic-party-supports-illegal-immigration/

 

Rick Santorum favors reducing legal immigration – http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Florida-s-Rubio-He-s-experienced-on-21st-century-6392492.php

 

Rubio: The American People Believe in Immigration – http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/248423-rubio-the-american-people-believe-in-immigration

 

Christie tries to out-Trump Trump on “sanctuary” cities – http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/07/chris_christie_tries_to_trump_donald_on_immigratio.html

 

Rand Paul appears to favor bringing back NSEERS for individuals from predominantly Muslim countries – http://thelibertarianrepublic.com/rand-paul-is-not-in-favor-of-restricting-muslim-immigration/

 

Sanders pushes for comprehensive immigration reform – http://ktar.com/22/1851076/Bernie-Sanders-in-Phoenix-Comprehensive-immigration-needed-money-in-education-not-jails