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Pa. voter registration surges

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Voter registration for Pennsylvania’s April 22 presidential primary is close to setting a a new record, and a surge of Democratic sign-ups has reversed years of Republican domination in two suburban Philadelphia counties.

Statewide registration stands at 8.32 million – fewer than 50,000 votes shy of breaking the record set in the 2004 presidential election.

The number of registered Democrats is 4.2 million, up 8 percent since last fall’s election.


 

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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

UPDATED: 8:21 p.m.

An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration’s border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. “will not be a migrant camp” on his watch.