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Jeb Bush

Let’s remember who the GOP wants on our currency….

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced today that Harriet Tubman will be the first African-American and the second woman ever portrayed on the face of our country’s paper currency when she appears on the new $20 bill. The Republican presidential candidates must be disappointed. Remember who they recommended at their September 16th GOP debate? Margaret Thatcher, Ivanka Trump, Ben Carson’s mother,…

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DNC response to Jeb Bush endorsement of Ted Cruz

Democratic National Committee National Press Secretary Mark Paustenbach released the following statement on Jeb Bush’s endorsement of Ted Cruz this morning: “Jeb can fix it.” #PleaseClap  

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview This week reinforced what Americans are seeing more and more every day: we need to elect a Democrat as our 45th President to keep America moving forward. We again saw the stark contrast between the Republican and Democratic candidates through this week’s town halls. While the Democrats engaged in a serious and substantive conversation worthy of the American people,…

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DNC Statement on Tonight’s Republican and Democratic presidential town halls

DNC Communications Director Luis Miranda issued the following statement on tonight’s Republican and Democratic presidential town halls: “Tonight’s GOP town hall was a reminder that the Republican candidates simply don’t have any new ideas for moving our country forward, just recycled and failed policies that would drag America backward. From their promises to end the Affordable Care Act and the…

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President Obama’s Visit to Cuba: Advancing Human Rights & American Interests

President Obama’s decision to visit Cuba underscores that, as president, any one of the Republican candidates would threaten the significant progress that has been made under Democratic leadership on a wide range of issues. His visit to Cuba is intended to advance American interests in the entire hemisphere while elevating our concerns about the human rights of the Cuban people….

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Welcome Back to the W. Years

Today on the campaign trail in South Carolina, Jeb Bush will be joined by former President George W. Bush. Many will remember his brother’s disastrous foreign policy entanglements, but his economic policies and record were no better. George W. Bush presided over massive and ineffective tax cuts that exploded the deficit, as well as huge job losses and the worst…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview The contrast between Democrats and Republicans gets clearer every day. While the Republican debate last Saturday was another train wreck, our debate last night in Wisconsin was serious and substantive, and reinforced what Americans are seeing more and more across the country: we must elect a Democrat as our 45th president to keep America moving forward. At every Democratic…

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Fool me once….

DNC Press Secretary Mark Paustenbach released the following statement on news that former President George W. Bush will reemerge this weekend to hit the campaign trail on behalf of his brother: “Universally recognized foreign policy disasters, massive and irresponsible tax cuts, exploding deficits and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Rarely is the question asked: is Republicans learning?…

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President Obama to visit mosque today in defense of religious freedom, as Republicans peddle bigotry and scapegoat Muslims

Today, President Obama will be visiting a mosque in Baltimore to talk about the many contributions that Muslims have made to this country and to emphasize a simple, yet powerful truth: religious freedom is essential to our democracy and targeting peaceful communities with hateful rhetoric because of their beliefs is wrong and makes America less safe. This stands in stark…

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Trump may not be at the debate, but his ideas will be front-and-center

Tonight, the Republicans will gather for their next debate with one-catch: no Donald Trump. The reality show star who has lifted GOP debate ratings to new highs while sinking the national dialogue to new lows announced that he’s skipping tonight’s Republican food fight. But if you think that a debate without Trump means a more civil conversation, with real ideas about…

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