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Senate unanimously approves Warner, Kaine resolution condemning hate groups

WASHINGTON – Prompted by the violence and domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Va., on August 11 and 12, 2017, the U.S. Senate yesterday, Sept. 11, unanimously approved a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) condemning … Continue reading

12 arrests during Trump protest in Richmond; statues damaged
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12 arrests during Trump protest in Richmond; statues damaged

Hundreds of people marched through Richmond to protest the election of Donald Trump, and three Confederate statues were vandalized, authorities said Thursday. A dozen people were arrested. Crowds gathered Wednesday night, blocking streets near Virginia Commonwealth University. Online video showed marchers chanting, “No Trump. No KKK. No fascist USA,” and carrying banners reading, “Not my president.” … Continue reading

Trump camp calls KKK newspaper ‘repulsive’ after praise
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Trump camp calls KKK newspaper ‘repulsive’ after praise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign is firmly rejecting the embrace of a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated newspaper. The latest issue of The Crusader used Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan as its headline for an editorial praising the catchphrase and the Republican presidential candidate. The newspaper bills itself as “The Premier Voice of the … Continue reading

Donald Trump steps deeper into US race debate
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Donald Trump steps deeper into US race debate

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stepping deeper into America’s race debate, Donald Trump on Thursday warned African-American protesters that their outrage was creating suffering in their own community, as he worked to walk a line between his law-and-order toughness and new minority outreach. “The rioting in our streets is a threat to all peaceful citizens and it … Continue reading

Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton ‘deplorables’ debate
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Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton ‘deplorables’ debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A war of words over Donald Trump’s “deplorables” is intensifying as Republicans and Democrats fight for political points over Hillary Clinton’s claim that many of the New York billionaire’s supporters are racist, sexist and homophobic. Trump and his allies across the country insisted Tuesday that the Democratic presidential nominee’s comments reflect an … Continue reading