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Bill Clinton Takes On Hecklers, Cruz Gets Hostile Welcome In NY, Trump Cancels Rallies

Bill Clinton Takes On Hecklers, Cruz Gets Hostile Welcome In NY, Trump Cancels Rallies

Bill Clinton traded verbal shots in a feisty 15-minute exchange with Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia on Thursday, as he defended his wife's presidential bid. The protesters shouted that "black youth are not super predators," taking issue with a phrase then-first lady Hillary Clinton used in a 1996 speech about violent crime committed by young people. They heckled Bill Clinton for the 1994 crime bill he signed into law as president that cracked down on gangs but also put more non-violent offenders in prison for longer stays. A few weeks ago, "Saturday Night Live" produced a hilarious skit showing Hillary Clinton morphing into Bernie Sanders, in light of the fact that Sanders' challenge has pulled her further to the political left. After Sanders took the leap Wednesday night to deem Clinton "unqualified" for the presidency, it's time that "SNL" reprise that bit, but this time showing the reverse -- because Sanders 2016 has become the mirror image of Clinton 2

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