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This Week On The Campaign Trail

 Yesterday, the July jobs report showed that 15 million private sector jobs have been created since early 2010, with 255,000 jobs created in the last month alone – more proof that Democratic leadership in the White House is the right choice to keep our economy growing.Happy Birthday, President Obama! The strong jobs report wasn’t the only milestone Democrats celebrated this…

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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

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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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Today’s jobs report showed that under President Obama, our unemployment is the lowest its been since 2007 and we have now had 75 straight months of private-sector job growth – the longest stretch on record. We still have more work ahead to expand opportunity for all Americans and ensure wages grow to meet the needs of hard-working families, but this…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

As Americans across the country begin celebrating Memorial Day weekend to honor the lives of the brave men and women who have died while serving in our armed forces, we are reminded that there is more that unites us as Americans than divides us. Below is a recap of the past week on the campaign trail: SCOTUS Vacancy On Wednesday,…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

In the last week, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, has walked back from his pledge to release his tax returns, vowed to slash taxes for those at the top (like himself), been mocked for pretending to be his own publicist, refused to address his well-documented history of misogyny, insulted one of our country’s most important allies, and sat back…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

It’s been a disastrous week for the GOP. Now that Ted Cruz and John Kasich have both dropped out of the race, Donald Trump is the Republican Party. Problems for Republicans extend far beyond the Cleveland convention, which many top GOP leaders have already vowed to avoid. With Trump as their nominee, any remaining hope Republicans had of concealing their…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

It was another troubling week for Republicans. Exit polls from the New York primary found that seven in ten New York Democrats say they are energized by the primary process, while six in ten New York Republicans think the primary process has divided their party. These numbers just prove what Democrats already knew – Republicans are being torn apart by…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview Between delegate fights and blame throwing from the GOP candidates, this week was truly about the accomplishments of the Democratic candidates. Last night, our candidates took the debate stage again to share their visions for moving our country forward. The discussion was lively and engaging, and it’s clear that the Democratic candidates are ready to fight on behalf of…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview This week we celebrated the 6th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, which has enabled 20 million Americans to gain health insurance. In fact, over 9 in 10 Americans now have coverage, all while we are enjoying the longest stretch of private-sector job growth on record in American history. Before the ACA’s enactment, insurance companies could decline coverage for people for a…

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