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CWA: Hillary Clinton is the Experienced, Qualified Leader Our Country Needs

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Following is a statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump:

We've seen more than enough on the 2016 presidential campaign trail. There's no question that Hillary Clinton will take office ready to listen to all Americans and will be ready to address the concerns of working Americans.

Hillary Clinton rightly pointed out, "There's only one of us on the stage who's actually shipped jobs to Mexico," indicating that her opponent actually offshored jobs and work to 12 countries including Mexico.

Hillary Clinton said that accepting the outcome of an election "when we may not have liked them is what must be expected of anyone standing on a debate stage during a general election." Her opponent said, "I will look at it at the time."

Hillary Clinton said, "The Supreme Court should stand on the side of the American people, not on the side of the powerful corporations and the wealthy." Her opponent said the judges he would appoint "will have a conservative bent."

Trump, recently accused by multiple women of sexual assault, made the audience laugh by saying, "Nobody has more respect for women than I do" – and then just minutes later interrupted Clinton to call her a "nasty woman."

There are just three weeks until Election Day. On Nov. 8, we can elect a President who understands the concerns of working families and knows how to get things done. This means a president who will work to ensure that Wall Street pays its fair share, that students have a path to higher education that doesn't leave them in overwhelming debt, and that working families can again see a better future for themselves and their children.

Last night's debate only strengthened our conviction that Hillary Clinton will be the experienced and qualified leader our country needs. 

Thousands of CWA activists in the battleground states will not let down their guard in these last three weeks, but will be walking neighborhoods, calling other union members, and working hard to elect Hillary Clinton president of the United States.