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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump Returns To Hardline Position On Illegal Immigration

In his speech, Trump emphasized that his priority would be to deport those among the undocumented population who have committed serious crimes. “As with any law enforcement activity, we will set priorities,” Trump said. “Anyone who has entered the United States illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have a country.”

September 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shake hands before the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate in Durham, New Hampshire, February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Sanders To Join Clinton In New Hampshire Presidential Rally

Sanders and Clinton will discuss “their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top,” according to a statements released early on Monday from both campaigns.

July 11, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Man Arrested At Trump Rally Said He Wanted To Shoot Candidate: Court Papers

“Sandford claimed he had been attempting to kill Trump for about a year but decided to act on this occasion because he finally felt confident about trying it,” the court papers said.

June 21, 2016
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Hundreds Rally In US Against Big Money In Politics

Police in Washington DC have arrested dozens of protesters who were staging a sit-in outside the US Congress meant to raise awareness about corporate influence in American politics.

April 11, 2016
Trump supporters (R) voice their opinions at anti-Trump protesters following a campaign rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Cleveland, Ohio, March 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

There Is No “Trump Voter” and It’s Dangerous to Think Otherwise

Even as the media continues to portray Trump supporters as ignorant poor people, it largely ignores what it means to be poor in America.

April 1, 2016
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A Happy Ending, Perhaps, To The Trump Lounge Act

At his February rally in Biloxi, Mississippi, Trump repeatedly pointed to the cameraman — readily identifiable to the crowd — and shouted: “Turn it. Turn it. Turn it. Spin it. Spin the camera. Spin the camera. Look at the guy in the middle. Look at the guy in the middle. Why aren’t you turning the camera? Why aren’t you turning the camera? Terrible. It’s so terrible. Look at him — he doesn’t turn the camera. It’s a disgusting — I tell you, it’s disgusting…”

March 24, 2016

On The Ground At NYC’s #CrushTrump Rally

“Donald Trump, go away! Racist, sexist, anti-gay!”

March 21, 2016
A member of the audience (R) throws a punch at a protester as Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Tucson, Arizona March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich

Trump Refuses To Condemn Violence At His U.S. Presidential Rallies

Trump said that “professional agitators” bore much of the blame for violence at his rallies as video showed a protester being beaten and another apparently being grabbed by Trump’s campaign manager.

March 20, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump speaks at town hall campaign event in Hickory, North Carolina

Trump Issues Ridiculous Denial Against Claims He Is Inciting Violence at His Rallies

“I don’t do that,” Trump explained. “I’m a peace-loving person. We all love peace.”

March 15, 2016
Protestors hold hands in the air as they yell at U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign event in Radford

Trump Foes Should Stay off His Stage

Everyone repeat: The First Amendment protects vile speech.

March 15, 2016
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Rubio Confronts Trump Support: ‘Being Angry Is No Excuse’

He warned that the country would be “ripped apart at the seams” if the polarization deepens.

March 14, 2016
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Trump Says He Accepts No Responsibility For Campaign Protesters

John McGraw said he enjoyed hitting “that loudmouth” and threatening next time “to kill him.” Trump is considering helping him out with legal fees.

March 13, 2016
Protesters yell across the street at supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump waiting in line for a campaign rally in Kansas City

Anti-Trump Protesters: A Patchwork Of People And Facebook Pages

“We want to learn what works as far as, especially, going inside and disrupting rallies.”

March 13, 2016
Protesters interrupt U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking during a campaign rally in Kansas City

Trump Digs In After Weekend Violence, Threatens Sanders Rallies

The scenes in Chicago followed several weeks of violence at Trump rallies, in which protesters and journalists have been punched, tackled and hustled out of venues.

March 13, 2016
Demonstrators celebrate after Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump cancelled his rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Trump Cancels Ohio Rally, Security At Venue Cited: Media

A Trump rally in Chicago was called off on Friday after scuffles between Trump supporters and protesters.

March 12, 2016

Hong Kong Officials, Democracy Protesters Hold First Talks

Hong Kong– Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protesters Tuesday held their first talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralyzed parts of the city, after its leader ruled out major reforms. Chief executive Leung Chun-ying, in an interview late Monday, said open elections for his successor as demanded by demonstrators would result in […]

October 21, 2014

Lawmakers Ask San Francisco Archbishop Not To Attend Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone has made no secret of his stance on same-sex marriage. As chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops subcommittee for the promotion and defense of marriage, he backed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution earlier this year that would […]

June 12, 2014

Tear Gas At Turkish May Day Protests, Red Square Rally Draws 100,000

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse May Day protesters in Istanbul on Thursday, as millions took to the streets around the world to mark International Labor Day. About 100,000 workers paraded on Moscow’s iconic Red Square for the first time since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union as the […]

May 1, 2014

Activists Rally To Stop Execution Of Troy Davis

As the Sept. 21 scheduled execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis approaches, the fight has intensified to save the life of a man whom many believe to be innocent. Amnesty International and other organizations have declared today the International Day of Solidarity For Troy Davis, and more than 300 rallies, vigils, and other events are […]

September 16, 2011