More than 156,000 Puerto Ricans have moved to Florida since Hurricane Maria hit the island in September. That influx could swing the critical swing state to Democrats in 2018, 2020 and beyond.

Map. History of Puerto Rico conflict

16 December 2017
3 week ago
More than 156,000 Puerto Ricans have moved to Florida since Hurricane Maria hit the island in September. That influx could swing the critical swing state to Democrats in 2018, 2020 and beyond.
1000s of Puerto Ricans taking to Independence Ave. 60 days after Maria3 week ago
1000s of Puerto Ricans taking to Independence Ave. 60 days after Maria
Co-chair’s rousing speech with an anti-colonial tone. “We’re going to take back Puerto Rico  today we’re declaring our independence.” #UnityMarchForPuertoRico3 week ago
Co-chair’s rousing speech with an anti-colonial tone. “We’re going to take back Puerto Rico today we’re declaring our independence.” #UnityMarchForPuertoRico
That’s one *massive* Puerto Rican flag out back. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico3 week ago
That’s one *massive* Puerto Rican flag out back. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico
Big crowd. “Puerto Rico se levanta,” they shout in unison. PR rises. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico3 week ago
Big crowd. “Puerto Rico se levanta,” they shout in unison. PR rises. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico
Sanders says additional disaster relief funding - in addition to today's $44-billion - will be requested after review of Puerto Rican needs is completed.4 week ago
Sanders says additional disaster relief funding - in addition to today's $44-billion - will be requested after review of Puerto Rican needs is completed.
@SenSanders: Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still living in misery. As a nation we must do better.4 week ago
@SenSanders: Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still living in misery. As a nation we must do better.
1 month ago
@SenSanders: We are the wealthiest country in the history of the world. How is it possible that 2 months after Hurricane Maria half the people of Puerto Rico don't have electricity?
1 month ago
Puerto Rico hit by massive new power outage
1 month ago
@SenWarren: This is important. @realDonaldTrump has cited the death count to argue his disaster response to Puerto Rico was top notch. It appears many hurricane deaths are going uncounted. Each day that passes makes it tougher to figure out the true total.
1 month ago
@SenWarren: Puerto Rican officials have announced a jump in deaths since Hurricane Maria, but the official hurricane death toll is still just 55.
1 month ago
Puerto Rico in need of 'unprecedented $21bn aid' to recover from Hurricane Maria
@SenSanders: About 70% of Puerto Rico still has no power, as many as 900 could be dead and thousands need food, shelter and clean water. We must help.1 month ago
@SenSanders: About 70% of Puerto Rico still has no power, as many as 900 could be dead and thousands need food, shelter and clean water. We must help.
1 month ago
@NYGovCuomo says he will deploy utility crews and equipment to Puerto Rico following Whitefish controversy.
1 month ago
Puerto Rico Energy Power Authority chief announces cancellation of controversial $300 million Whitefish contract.
1 month ago
Bernie Sanders: We cannot simply rebuild Puerto Rico the way it was. We must go forward to create a strong, sustainable economy and energy system in PR
1 month ago
Press Sec. says "federal government has nothing to do" with controversial Whitefish Energy contract in Puerto Rico
1 month ago
Federal gov't "had nothing to do" with contract given to @WhitefishEnergy in Puerto Rico, says @PressSec.
1 month ago
[email protected] tells @jonkarl federal government wasn't involved in $300M-contract tiny Montana company got for energy work in Puerto Rico
35 Senate Democrats are demanding the Trump admin expedite and better coordinate recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and USVI1 month ago
35 Senate Democrats are demanding the Trump admin expedite and better coordinate recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and USVI
FEMA statement makes clear the agency had no role in okaying Whitefish Energy power contract in Puerto Rico1 month ago
FEMA statement makes clear the agency had no role in okaying Whitefish Energy power contract in Puerto Rico
Some @DeptofDefense “assets are no longer needed” in Puerto Rico.1 month ago
Some @DeptofDefense “assets are no longer needed” in Puerto Rico.
1 month ago
Water-borne infections are now pushing Puerto Rico's death toll higher
Murphy: 1 month ago
Murphy: "The United States has been screwing Puerto Rico for over 100 years and this is just the latest, most disgusting chapter."
More than a month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, the number of islanders with electricity is FALLING, down 3.2% to 18%.1 month ago
More than a month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, the number of islanders with electricity is FALLING, down 3.2% to 18%.
1 month ago
$300m Puerto Rico recovery contract awarded to tiny utility company linked to major Trump donor
Governor of Puerto Rico coming to @WhiteHouse tomorrow, reveals @PressSec.1 month ago
Governor of Puerto Rico coming to @WhiteHouse tomorrow, reveals @PressSec.
“Puerto Rico is very tough because it’s an island,” says @POTUS on hurricane recovery.2 month ago
“Puerto Rico is very tough because it’s an island,” says @POTUS on hurricane recovery.
2 month ago
[email protected]: The wonderful people of Puerto Rico, with their unmatched spirit, know how bad things were before the H's. I will always be with them!
2 month ago
FEMA Spox: [email protected] will be with Puerto Rico, USVI, every state, territory impacted by a disaster every day, supporting throughout their response and recovery