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Cruz Continues Attacking Trans Americans

This morning on Glenn Beck’s radio show, Ted Cruz continued his attacks on LGBT Americans, going so far as to conflate being transgender with being a sexual predator. LISTEN “Let’s be clear: Ted Cruz’s extreme rhetoric not only denies transgender Americans their equal rights, he is also denying their correct gender identity and dignity. For decades, anti-LGBT politicians have despicably…

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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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NEW DNC VIDEO: President Obama vs. Cruz and Trump on immigration

Today, as the Supreme Court hears United States v Texas, the Democratic National Committee is releasing a new video highlighting the differences between how President Obama talks about the contributions immigrant families make, versus Republicans Ted Cruz and Donald Trump whose rhetoric and policies are designed to promote fear of immigrants and tear families apart, hurting America’s national and economic…

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Doomsday peddlers Trump and Cruz

Earlier this month, Donald Trump gave a highly revealing and irresponsible interview about the future of our economy. Not only did he predict, against all economic indicators, a “very massive recession,” he also said that “it’s a terrible time right now” to invest in the stock market. These were dangerous comments from a party’s presidential frontrunner. And now, as if trying to…

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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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DNC Response to Ted Cruz’s Anti-Transgender Remarks

Last night, Ted Cruz reiterated his support for North Carolina-style “bathroom bills” and said that “men should not be going to the bathroom with little girls.” WATCH Here’s our reaction: “Ted Cruz is being dishonest about the discriminatory bathroom bills his Party is driving, and he’s distorting the truth about transgender Americans and their identity. When pressed about the discrimination gays and…

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Ted Cruz still doesn’t get it on climate change

This morning on CNBC, Ted Cruz remained obdurate in his view that climate change is not real. Here’s what Lyin’ Ted said this time: “Carbon dioxide is not a pollutant… carbon dioxide is plant food.” WATCH “While Ted Cruz apparently has a Ph.D. in science fiction, we need to elect leaders with policies based on scientific facts. There is a clear…

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Strike Two! Sen. Risch botches Cruz “endorsement” again

Last Thursday, Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho subjected us to one of the most awkward “endorsements” ever. Today, he was on CNN again, and when he was given the opportunity to clarify his endorsement, he botched it. Again. WATCH He sums it up right here: “By process of elimination, I think Ted Cruz is the one that will do best…

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This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview With tomorrow marking 100 days until the Republican National Convention, it’s a countdown to catastrophe. Following two terrible weeks, the GOP is in disarray as Republicans continue to panic at the prospect of Lyin’ Ted or Dangerous Donald becoming their nominee. If the tepid support of Jim Risch or Ben Carson this week is any indication, the GOP is…

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100 Days Until the GOP Convention – Countdown to Catastrophe

100 Days Until the GOP Convention – Countdown to Catastrophe With tomorrow being 100 days until their national convention, the Republicans are in utter disarray. After having a terrible two weeks, they have continued to panic at the prospect that Lyin’ Ted or Dangerous Donald will become their presidential nominee. If the tepid support and comical non-endorsements from party leaders…

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