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Up and Down Theater's Make America Great Again Wins Crowd Favorite from Moveon.org voters

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Today, MoveOn.org Political Action announced the winners of the Laughter Trumps Hate contest, a national competition dedicated to denouncing the racist, sexist, bigoted campaign of Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, with humor and creativity. More than 200 comedians submitted entries to the competition and winners were selected by an all-star panel of judges, including Judd Apatow, Adam McKay, Aasif Mandvi, and Negin Farsad. Thousands of MoveOn members also voted on the contest finalists to select the winner of the Crowd Favorite Award.

The competition began in late July, when participants from around the country submitted short videos of stand-up comedy, political sketches, and impressions of Donald Trump, all pertaining to his hateful campaign or the issues of bigotry and bullying. In August, the wittiest and most creative participants were invited to perform at live showcases at The Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles, Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago, and Gotham Comedy in New York City. Through the election, we will be releasing the best videos from these showcases on our Facebook and Twitter.

The winners are:

Best Stand-Up Comedy: George Civeris

-- Watch his routine here:

Best Comedy Sketch: Trumpmerica by Brian Parise, Steven Cartaccio, JL Cauvin, and Janelle James

Best Trump Impression: Andrew Knox

-- Watch his impression here:


Crowd Favorite (based on the votes of thousands of MoveOn members): Make America Great Again

by Kate Chavez, Robin Holloway, and Lindsey Hope Pearlman of Up & Down Theatre

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