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Essential Politics: Skittles, slavery and the path to the presidency

Essential Politics: Skittles, slavery and the path to the presidency

It’s not every day both Skittles and slavery become campaign trail topics, but in 2016 just about anything seems possible.

I’m Christina Bellantoni. Welcome to Essential Politics.

The popular sweet candy has found itself caught in the middle of a political debate over Syrian refugees. Donald Trump’s son, Don Jr., tweeted an image comparing the risk of allowing refugees into the country...

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