White Candidate for State House: ‘I’m a Member of the African American Community’

"I've eaten at many a fish fry held by my 'brothers' and 'sisters,' 'aunts' and 'uncles' in that community," Shipman said in his defense. "I was born a poor Black child," said Steve Martin in "The Jerk."

A Democrat hailing from North Carolina hoping to join the state House claims that he is a part of the African American community.

"I'm a member of the African American community," said Gary Shipman on Sunday. "I've been where you are. I've been in your communities."

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Nancy Pelosi Looms as Impediment to Democrats' Hopes in November Elections. Time for New Leadership?

Terrible approval numbers and poor reputation caused the Democratic upset winner in the Pennsylvania special election to conspicuously disrespect her.

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As Democrats celebrate victories in primaries and special elections nationwide — in areas Republicans have traditionally been victorious — the GOP is looking every which way to maintain control of Congress. One strategy the Republican Party employed is very telling of the state of the Democratic Party, though.

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Porn Star Sues Trump

The president never signed a hush agreement, according to adult film star Stormy Daniels.

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Adult film star Stormy Daniels is suing President Donald Trump because he never signed an agreement to keep their relationship private.

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