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MEMO: Final Debate Night – 20 Days to Election Day

MEMO To: Interested Parties From: Adam Hodge, DNC Communications Director Date: October 19, 2016 Re: Final Debate Night – 20 Days to Election Day With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, the Democratic Party remains united, focused on the issues that matter to the American people, and dedicated to driving voter turnout. In the first two debates, Hillary…

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Republican answers on minimum wage: a disaster

From the very first question, last night’s Republican debate was a showcase in just how out of touch the GOP field of candidates is with the struggles of those fighting to get into the middle class. To kick off the debate, moderator Neil Cavuto asked Republican candidates if they supported raising the minimum wage. The answers were about what you’d…

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What Twitter is saying tonight about the GOP’s out-of-touch ideas

 Tonight Republican candidates on the debate stage once again didn’t offer up any solutions to any serious questions. Instead, the Republicans only brought up more of the same out-of-touch policies that once took our nation backwards and harmed middle class families. Unsurprisingly, it was a pretty bad night for the Republican Party. Jeb Bush continued to promote a plan that…

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This Week in Politics!

Overview All told, as this week winds to a close, Democrats showed why we’re on the side of hardworking Americans and the middle class, while Republicans continued to prove they can’t be trusted. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy under Democratic leadership added another 268,000 private-sector jobs during the month of October, that wages grew…

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DNC Chair Response to Paul Ryan on Fox News Sunday

This morning on Fox News Sunday, Speaker Paul Ryan further brushed off this country’s need to meet the rest of the modern world and ensure paid family leave for hardworking Americans. In response, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “It’s great that Speaker Ryan can speak so openly about his family time, which no one, especially…

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What Matters Most to Marco Rubio

When Marco Rubio selectively decides to show up for work – like he did last night – it is only for one purpose: to vote against American progress and vote in favor of policies that undermine the middle class. Last night’s vote against the bipartisan budget compromise negotiated by President Obama and outgoing Speaker John Boehner clearly demonstrates Rubio’s priorities…

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DNC LAUNCHES INSTAGRAM VIDEO AD BUY:

DNC LAUNCHES INSTAGRAM VIDEO AD BUY: “Vote Families First” Highlights Hard Working Americans Mobilizing to Call on Paul Ryan to Support Paid Family Leave WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic National Committee is launching an innovative digital advertisement in Paul Ryan’s home district using Instagram video to reach the families who are closest to the Congressman and in the best position…

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What Twitter is saying about the third GOP debate

After twelve hours of Republican debates it’s crystal clear that the middle class would lose the most under another Republican Administration. It took 40 minutes at the undercard debate and longer on the main stage for Republican candidates to even mention the middle class, and there were zero credible ideas in either to move America forward. No candidate had the…

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Democrats remain focused on important issues, while Republicans stick to outdated policies in advance of tonight’s Republican presidential debate

What have the Republican presidential candidates been focused on in the lead up to tonight’s economic debate in Colorado? They’ve been fixated on dragging America back to the type of policies in place at the end of the Bush presidency when we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. Welp. Democrats, on the other hand, remain focused on addressing important issues…

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WATCH: “At some point, Marco has got to quit.”

“If you hate it so much, quit” … “Go home, let somebody do the job” … “At some point Marco has got to quit” … “He’s got to quit the Senate if he’s not going to do his job”… “This is a disaster for him” … “He ought to resign now” … “Game over” The Sun Sentinel wrote an editorial…

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