Allegra Kirkland

Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.

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Donald Trump expressed unusual flexibility on immigration during Thursday’s GOP debate in Detroit, saying he was “softening” his views on accepting highly-skilled foreign workers and open to negotiating the size of the wall he wants to construct on the U.S. border with Mexico.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have been taken hostage by Donald Trump’s campaign on Super Tuesday, at least according to Twitter.

Social media lit up on Tuesday night with merciless mocking of Christie's stone-faced appearance next to Trump during the real estate mogul's news conference at his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

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