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Florida: Puerto Rican Influx Presents Challenge and Opportunity For GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8:30pm 10/11/2017 at 8:30pm
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Florida has seen an influx of Puerto Ricans since 2000, and in the wake of Hurricane Maria, many more Puerto Ricans are fleeing their devastated homes and moving to Florida.

It’s not clear how many of these newly-arrived Puerto Ricans will stay, but as many as 100,000 could impact not only the...

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Paper towel giveaways and invisible airplanes: Trump’s Puerto Rico trip as colorful as you’d expect

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/3/2017 at 7:00pm
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Trump visited Maria-wrecked Puerto Rico Tuesday. There, he assisted in distributing supplies, surveyed the damage, held a press conference, and headed back to D.C. four hours early.

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Media’s Lame Attempt to Blame Trump for Puerto Rico’s Disaster

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 6:30pm 10/1/2017 at 6:30pm

Being Houston-based, I watched in disgust as the national press corps attempted to politicize Hurricane Harvey and the resultant White House response, going so far as mocking the First Lady’s shoes.

None of the attacks stuck as story after story from the ground proved the press corps wrong.

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Puerto Rico braces for visit from Hurricane Maria

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/20/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Caribbean is bracing for another, potentially catastrophic hurricane, and the US territory of Puerto Rico appears to be in its projected path.

Category 5 Hurricane Maria’s maximum sustained winds have increased to 175 mph.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter plane took the reading Tuesday...

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Drowning in Debt, Puerto Rico Votes for Statehood

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:45am 6/12/2017 at 11:45am
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Sunday, Puerto Ricans headed to the polls to cast their votes for statehood.

97% voted to make Puerto Rico the fifty-first state. But that overwhelming support is hindered by the fact that only 23% of the eligible population actually voted.

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