The Presidential Race and Puerto Rico
Obama pledges self-determination to Puerto Rico 'with independence as an option'
San Francisco Bay View:
Puerto Rico is a vitally important part of our country and Puerto Ricans have made immeasurable contributions to the United States. As president of the United States, I will pay close attention to issues that have an impact on the well-being of the people of Puerto Rico.
Related story from the San Francisco Examiner:
In a letter to Luis Fortuno, Puerto Rico's nonvoting congressional delegate and a superdelegate, McCain pledged to support a process that would enable Puerto Ricans to decide if they want to remain a commonwealth, become a state or an independent nation.