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This Week on the Campaign Trail

As Americans across the country prepare to celebrate our independence this holiday weekend, we also celebrate the 52nd anniversary of the Civil Rights Act – landmark legislation that carried our nation one step closer to fully realizing the profound promise in our Declaration of Independence that we are all created equal. The law expanded voting rights, made discrimination based on…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

This was a big news week with some major shifts in the political landscape, but one thing never changes – Donald Trump is still only looking out for number one and no one else. Between his campaign staff shakeup and a trip to Scotland to promote his luxury golf course, we almost forgot about his dangerous plans for the American…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

As the primaries wind down, Democrats are proud of the substantive campaigns our candidates have run. Their values and priorities have matched those of the American people and have spoken to their aspirations and shared ideals. Now, almost 28 million voters have turned out to support our Democratic candidates in primaries and caucuses. And in state after state, exit polls…

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Majority of Americans Agree that Trump’s Comments are Racist

“While Democrats have been busy addressing issues important to all Americans, Donald Trump has used racist rhetoric to attack the federal judge overseeing the Trump University fraud case. A majority of the American people agree that Trump’s complaint is both wrong and racist, and they recognize his blatant bigotry for what it is: an effort to distract from the harm…

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Republican Leaders Continue to Condemn Trump’s Racist Comments

Republican elected officials from across the country continue to condemn Donald Trump’s racists comments about the federal judge overseeing the Trump University fraud case. Despite the wide condemnation from his own party, Trump is standing by his remarks but he cannot defend the indefensible. He is challenging the independence of our judiciary to settle personal scores and justify his fake…

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We fact-checked Trump’s statement so you don’t have to

Donald Trump can release all the statements he wants, but he cannot defend the indefensible. He is using racist rhetoric and challenging the independence of our judiciary to settle personal scores and justify his fake university taking advantage of vulnerable Americans. Check out below to see – once again – what Trump is saying that is just plain wrong: All…

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Rave Reviews for Trump Statement

Here are the rave reviews for Donald Trump’s latest statement on his fraudulent Trump University and the racist comments he made about the judge presiding over the civil lawsuit: @mviser: Trump seems to be saying: I don’t think all Hispanic judges are biased. I just feel this Hispanic judge is biased. Because he is Hispanic. @TheFix: The Trump statement isn’t…

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Democratic State Parties Blast Trump’s Racist Comments

In response to Donald Trump’s blatantly racist comments about the respected federal judge overseeing his fraud case, Democrats across the country have stood up and condemned the Republicans’ presumptive nominee for President. Yesterday, there were events in New York in front of Trump Tower, in Indiana, Judge Curiel’s home state; in Nevada, which has one of the highest percentage of…

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Trump’s Racist Remarks Alarm Even GOP Leaders

Donald Trump’s racist comments about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel have drawn wide condemnation even from Republicans who disagree with the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee’s threat to an independent judiciary. Trump, undeterred, doubled down this morning on his racist assertions and said Newt Gingrich’s criticism of him was “inappropriate.” “Donald Trump’s racist rants are so divisive that even Republican leaders…

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