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The presidency of Barack Obama is a historical signpost in the struggle against racism. Policy views may differ, but everyone agrees that Americans voting for Obama not once, but twice, heralded a sweeping change for the better among white voters.

Er…make that everyone except Rick Santorum. In today’s clip, Santorum shocks a CNN panel by claiming that racism in the Trump movement is actually Obama’s fault. “Many, many, many people saw Barack Obama doing more to exacerbate racism,” utters the former GOP senator. “Every time there was a controversy when someone of color was involved, (Obama) took their side.”

You know, as opposed to seeing “very fine people” on both sides.

Former Obama campaign guru Karine Jean-Pierre is almost stunned speechless, but her reply leaves Santorum in the dirt.

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) declared on Sunday morning that she will oppose any Republican attempt to move ahead with a Supreme Court nomination to fill the seat left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

"For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to the election," said Murkowski in a statement released by her office. "Sadly, what was then a hypothetical is now our reality, but my position has not changed."

The Alaska Republican joined Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in opposing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's announced determination to replace Ginsburg with a Trump appointee. If McConnell loses two more Republican votes, he will be unable to move a nomination before Election Day.