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Democrat Presidential Candidate Drives Racial Wedge

Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, addressed Iowa Democratic voters this past weekend, using the opportunity to reach out to black and Hispanic voters, saying that his campaign would be focused on “overcoming racial divisions.”

Sanders spoke of addressing  racial divisions, but then drove a deeper racial wedge by telling Iowans that he spoke for all of them.

Here is what he said:

“I know that I speak for all of you that we are sick and tired of reading about and seeing videos of unarmed African-Americans being shot… “We know that if those individuals were white, the odds are very strong that would not have happened to them.”-Bernie Sanders



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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, Politico, The Hill, NBC, Wall Street Journal, and other state and national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous TV and radio shows, including being the one of NewsmaxTV's regular commentators. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at

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