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Elise Foley is an immigration and politics reporter for the Huffington Post. Previously, she worked as a reporter at The Washington Independent and attended Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Follow her on Twitter at @elisefoley.

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In This Cleveland Family, Anti-Trump Doesn't Always Mean Pro-Clinton

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2016 | 3:21 PM

CLEVELAND — On Thursday evening, as Donald Trump prepared to accept the Republican presidential nomination, three organizers — four, if you count the 5-year-old tagging along — set out to convince people in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood to vote against him.

One of their...

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Donald Trump Isn't Toning Down Immigration Rhetoric For The General Election, He's Getting Worse

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2016 | 12:05 AM

CLEVELAND ― Donald Trump’s pronouncement last year that Mexico was sending criminals and rapists to the U.S. had a small positive remark at the end. “Some, I...

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Donald Trump Attempts To Appeal To Bernie Sanders Supporters In Convention Speech

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2016 | 9:58 PM


CLEVELAND ― When Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, he included an appeal to supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.


“I have seen firsthand how the system is rigged against our citizens, just like it was rigged against...

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Latino Republicans Don't Love Donald Trump, But They Definitely Dislike Hillary Clinton

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2016 | 2:25 PM


CLEVELAND ― After he endorsed GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump earlier this week, Alfonso Aguilar, a Puerto Rican-born Republican, got an email from a “very visible, very prominent” fellow Latino conservative.


Aguilar had previously opposed Trump, calling the candidate’s...

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Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Trolls Donald Trump By Endorsing Hillary Clinton At GOP Convention

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2016 | 8:40 PM


CLEVELAND ― Most endorsements announced at party conventions are in support of that party’s pick for president, or at the very least someone in the party.


So it was a particularly obvious snub to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump when...

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Ohio's GOP Governor Offers Blistering Critique Of Trump Policies

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2016 | 8:07 PM

CLEVELAND — Maybe Ohio Gov. John Kasich didn’t get the memo about Republican unity. Or maybe he did, since he didn’t mention Donald Trump by name as...

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Melania Trump Promises Donald Will Represent Everyone, Even Muslims He Wants To Ban

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2016 | 10:32 PM

CLEVELAND ― Most political conventions save the main event, their presidential nominee, for the final evening. But GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump made a quick appearance...

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Rick Perry Gives Speech At Trump-Centered Convention, Pretends Donald Trump Doesn’t Exist

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2016 | 8:50 PM

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry took to the stage Monday at the Republican National Convention to praise a man for his courage and love for America. That...

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Hillary Clinton Promises Deportation Relief, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2016 | 1:14 PM


WASHINGTON ― The future of immigration reform and deportation relief hinges on this election, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Thursday in a speech promising swift action on both if she makes it to the White House.


Her vow to act...

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Bernie Sanders Told His Supporters To Get Behind Hillary Clinton, And They're Doing It

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2016 | 4:44 PM


After Bernie Sanders endorsed Democratic primary opponent Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, die-hard fans of the senator threatened that they wouldn’t be as willing to transfer their allegiances to the presumptive nominee. But for all the talk of Sanders supporters moving to the Green Party, staying home...

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Donald Trump Heads Into The Convention With Barely Any Campaign At All

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2016 | 12:28 PM


As he heads for the Republican convention in Cleveland next week, Donald Trump’s campaign infrastructure remains severely underdeveloped. In some places it appears to be non-existent.


The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has been public about his belief that he can navigate his way to electoral...

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Rick Perry On Donald Trump's Proposed Border Wall: 'You Can't Do That'

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2016 | 10:50 AM

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has promised a physical wall, 35 to 40 feet tall, along the United States’ border with Mexico. Former Texas Gov....

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Puerto Ricans Are Streaming Into Florida And They Aren't Exactly Fans Of Donald Trump

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2016 | 4:27 PM


KISSIMMEE, Fla. ― Near the end of the Florida voter registration form, there’s a section for party affiliation that often trips up the wave of Puerto Ricans who have recently moved to this critical swing state.  


The section asks would-be voters to select an...

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Der Drahtzieher hinter dem Wahnsinn: Dieser Mann will Trump zum mächtigsten Mann der Welt machen

(19) Comments | Posted June 29, 2016 | 1:21 PM

Stephen Miller: Den wenigsten Deutschen wird dieser Name etwas sagen.

Am Montag veröffentlichte "Politico" ein ausführliches Portrait über den 30-Jährigen.

Miller ist Senatsangestellter und der jetzige Berater von Donald Trump. Er heizt auf Wahlkampfveranstaltungen oft die Massen für den wahrscheinlichen Präsidentschaftskandidaten der Republikaner ein und hetzt...

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Donald Trump's Adviser Has Been Battling Multiculturalism Since High School

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2016 | 5:06 PM


On Monday, Politico published a lengthy profile of Stephen Miller, the 30-year-old Senate staffer turned Donald Trump adviser who now revs up crowds for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee by railing against trade, immigration and political correctness.


It's...

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Elizabeth Warren And Hillary Clinton Join Forces To Troll Donald Trump

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2016 | 11:36 AM

Progressive favorite Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared at a campaign stop with Hillary Clinton Monday, joining the presumptive Democratic nominee to attack Donald Trump's claims of...

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Donald Trump Adviser Insists Campaign Is Doing Just Fine

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2016 | 11:28 AM


Paul Manafort, a top adviser to presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, denied on Sunday that the campaign has anything to worry about, despite two recent polls that show Trump lagging behind Democrat Hillary Clinton and despite the GOP candidate having a far...

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Mitch McConnell Won't Say Whether Donald Trump Is Qualified To Be President

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2016 | 9:08 AM


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is supporting Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump for president -- but he isn't saying, at least for now, whether he thinks the business mogul is actually up to the job.


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Obama Says Deportation Priorities Won't Change After Supreme Court Decision

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2016 | 1:03 PM

Undocumented parents and other immigrants will not get the relief President Barack Obama promised them, thanks to a deadlock at the Supreme Court. But they won't...

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Donald Trump's New Evangelical Advisers Neither Love Him Nor Hate Him. They Just Want Him To Listen.

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2016 | 10:33 PM


Hoping to solidify his standing with a slightly ill-fitting constituency, Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the creation of an executive council of evangelical leaders to advise his presidential campaign.


Made up of mostly conservative political and religious figures, the council, on the...

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