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Tuesday, Jul 19 2016

Trump Campaign Can't Shake Plagiarism Charges

Rather than admit what most can see with their two eyes -- that Melania Trump's speech last night was partially plagiarized from Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech -- Donald Trump and his campaign are doing what they do best: Double down, refuse to admit wrongdoing, and bulldoze anyone who might suggest they're lying. Plagiarism isn't anything new for Donald Trump, of course. Trump marketed and sold…

Friday, Oct 14 2011

VIDEO: Scott Brown's Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The last 36 hours have been pretty rough for Sen. Scott Brown. Local and national media outlets have been hammering him over the personal values statement he plagiarized from Elizabeth Dole.

AB Leadership Thursday, Oct 13 2011

Massachusetts Press Hammers Sen. Scott Brown Over Plagiarism

Massachusetts television stations are running with a Boston Globe report on Scott Brown plagiarizing web content from former Sen. Elizabeth Dole. The Globe wrote: 

"A Democratic group has unearthed a bit of inspirational autobiography on Senator Scott Brown’s official website that was lifted verbatim from Elizabeth Dole’s site, language that originated in a campaign speech..."

More from The Globe and local news clips after the jump.

AB Leadership Thursday, Oct 13 2011

Boston Globe: Scott Brown web message mirrors Elizabeth Dole’s remarks on site

On October 12, 2011, the Boston Globe reported:

A Democratic group has unearthed a bit of inspirational autobiography on Senator Scott Brown’s official website that was lifted verbatim from Elizabeth Dole’s site, language that originated in a campaign speech. In a message to students, the Massachusetts senator uses the exact words as remarks delivered by the former North Carolina senator at her campaign kickoff in 2002. Brown’s staff acknowledged yesterday the words originally were Dole’s and said their presence in Brown’s message was the result of a technical error...

AB Leadership Wednesday, Oct 12 2011

Scott Brown's Website Steals Childhood Anecdote From… Elizabeth Dole

Sen. Scott Brown may have some explaining to do. It seems a passage from his website detailing the values instilled in him as a young child was stolen essentially word-for-word from former Sen. Elizabeth Dole. Original research & screenshots after the jump.

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