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SAN DIEGO — I feel better. As a Mexican American journalist who has written about the immigration debate from ground zero — i.e. the Southwest — for three decades, and who has watched closely as Donald Trump turned that conversation into a dumpster fire, I was so relieved to have journalists in New York and Washington “white ‘splain” to me that Trump doesn’t really hate Hispanic immigrants.

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — In the most recent Quinnipiac national poll, 90% of Democratic voters approved of the party’s impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump. So the candidates gathered here for the first debate since House Democrats officially announced an impeachment effort could not reasonably be expected to oppose it.

WASHINGTON — As Russian troops swiftly moved into U.S. bases, ordered abandoned by Donald Trump, while Turkish soldiers murdered our old allies, the Kurds, we were left asking, yet again, what hold Vladimir Putin has over the president.

Our group of 20 priests, six of us from Chicago and accompanied by staff of the Catholic Extension Society, arrived in McAllen, Texas, on Sept. 16. On the Mexican side of the border, in Matamoros, we heard about an estimated 7,000 men, women and children waiting in line in 90-degree heat. Th…

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