Headlines From Our Twitter Feed

Friday, September 11, 2015

Campaign Contributions and Puerto Rico

The Hill

Jose Aponte-Hernandez

The 2016 presidential campaign is in full swing as candidates from both
national parties are crisscrossing the nation in search of money and votes.
In recent years, the United States Territory of Puerto Rico has become one
of the more attractive landing spots for those seeking to live at Pennsylva-
nia 1600.

Ever since the 2008 primary between President Barack Obama and former
First Lady Hillary Clinton, our Island have been routinely visited by most
of the top tiered presidential candidates in search of money and more mo-

Votes? Maybe, if the primary is heated, such as was the case in 2008 when
Clinton needed a win in Puerto Rico to make it competitive. But that was
the exception, not the rule. They all come, but they come mainly for the

No comments:

Post a Comment