Democratic Candidates Slam Planned Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants

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A Washington Post report detailing planned raids to deport hundreds of families who have fled from Central America to the United States illegally has yielded an emotional reaction from the Democratic presidential field.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley both took to Twitter Thursday to condemn the raids, which could start as early as January, sources familiar with the operation told the Post. And a spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton responded in a statement to NBC that the Democratic front-runner has “real concerns.”

“Hillary Clinton has real concerns about these reports, especially as families are coming together…

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