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LGBT Americans target of violent hate crimes more than any other group

June 13, 2016
The Orlando mass shooting put a new focus on efforts to pass hate crime laws — and the sobering reality that LGBT Americans are more than twice as likely to be the target of a violent hate-crime than Muslims or African-Americans. Gwen Ifill talks to Rachel Tiven of Lambda Legal and Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center on how recent LGBT rights successes may be stoking more anti-gay violence.
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President Obama: Orlando shooting 'an act of terror and hate'

June 12, 2016
President Obama called the shooting at a gay club in Orlando that left at least 50 people dead "an act of terror and an act of hate." "Attacks on any American, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation is an attack on all of us," he said.

The General Election Begins: Clinton clinches nomination, Obama endorses and Trump criticized by GOP leaders

June 10, 2016
Hillary Clinton makes history, Bernie Sanders keeps fighting and Donald Trump takes fire
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Trump's money machine, Clinton & Trump campaign styles, "Stop Trump" standstill and is Hillary Clinton too well known?

June 10, 2016
Why the Republican National Committee might have more control over the big money this election.
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What political experts and historians think of Clinton’s unprecedented win

June 9, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s groundbreaking ascension to the Democratic party’s presidential nomination is one of the most significant victories for women in American history. For more context on this pivotal moment, Gwen Ifill talks to Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine, presidential historian Ellen Fitzpatrick and John Lawrence, former chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
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How Obama & Clinton found Unity for Democrats

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June 27, 2008
Less than three weeks after Hillary Clinton ended her 2008 presidential campaign, she stood on a stage with Barack Obama in Unity, New Hampshire, in an effort to bring the Democratic Party together after a bruising primary fight. Now, eight years later, Clinton once again wants to bring Democrats together after a long primary campaign. Only this time its her campaign that came out on top.
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Paul Ryan: Trump made "textbook definition of a racist comment"

June 7, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a harsh rebuke of the recent comments made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about an Indiana-born judge with Mexican heritage who is presiding over a lawsuit about Trump University.
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Hillary Clinton: "Historic, unprecedented moment"

June 7, 2016
Monday night, Hillary Clinton became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee after securing enough pledged and super delegates according to an Associated Press count. Clinton was campaigning in California ahead of today's primary contest when the news broke, and she encouraged her supporters to still head to the polls. "We are on the brink of a historic, historic, unprecedented moment, but we still have work to do. Don't we?"
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Donald Trump: I will make GOP proud

June 7, 2016
Donald Trump struck a more subdued tone in his speech after the final primary night of the 2016 presidential campaign. Reading from a teleprompter, the presumptive Republican nominee promised the GOP: "I will make you proud of your party and our movement."