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People can’t rise if they can’t afford healthcare… They can’t rise if the minimum wage is too low to live on… They can’t rise if their governor makes it harder for them to get a college education.

— Hillary Clinton hits Jeb Bush first, and hard, in speech on race to the National Urban League (via The New York Times).