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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

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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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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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

Overview With his lock on the Republican nomination, Donald Trump has ensured that his party’s problems won’t be limited to convention chaos— he’s going to force GOP candidates in races big and small across the country to own his ugly, divisive and dangerous rhetoric all the way to the general election. That’s why GOP party leaders have started to fret…

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Limiting Access to the Ballot Box is No Laughing Matter

Texas Senator Ted Cruz joked about voter fraud at an Arizona church, telling the crowd: “If Donald (Trump) is our nominee, Hillary (Clinton) wins. So go out there and vote for me 10 times on Tuesday. Just kidding, I’m not a Democrat. I don’t believe in voter fraud.” Ted Cruz should know that the real voter fraud in America is…

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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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While grand jury clears Planned Parenthood, Republicans continue crusade against women’s health

Yesterday, after a relentless media campaign waged by conservatives against Planned Parenthood, a grand jury in Texas cleared the women’s health group of any wrongdoing, and instead moved to indict the anti-abortion activists who spearheaded the misleading campaign. Today, the Washington Post Editorial board sharply criticized Republican leaders across the country for using misleading and doctored videos as an excuse…

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