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2016 Presidential Election

February 19, 2016, 6am PST
A humorous campaign ad targets Donald Trump on the issue of eminent domain.
The Washington Post
February 8, 2016, 8am PST
One of the more lively parts of Saturday night's Republican debate were the interactions between candidates Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and the audience who booed Trump. But it hid a more serious matter—the use of eminent domain for the Northern Pass.
Raw Story
February 8, 2016, 7am PST
With the two Democrat candidates debating who is the real progressive, it would be interesting to see how they would respond, if asked, about President Obama's proposed $10-per-barrel fee to fund a 21st Century Clean Transportation System.
The New York Times
January 29, 2016, 10am PST
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is using a new ad against GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, a billionaire real estate developer, based on his use of eminent domain against an elderly woman in Atlantic City. Trump strongly defended using the controversial tool.
Vanity Fair
January 27, 2016, 12pm PST
Penn IUR Faculty Fellows and Scholars weigh in on the 2016 Presidential election. What urban issues should the candidates be focusing on?
PennIUR
Blog post
November 9, 2015, 9am PST
Some presidential candidates favor sprawl, but a surprising number live in cities or inner-ring suburbs.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
October 29, 2015, 2pm PDT
An op-ed explains the significance of the 2016 presidential election for the political clout of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Those supporting the agenda of HUD, according to this argument, should be wary of a Republican victory.
Edward Poteat
February 3, 2015, 10am PST
Walker had supported increasing the gas tax and user fees last November, but now that he's being taken as a serious contender for the Republican nomination for president, he's changed his transportation funding preference to increased bonding.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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