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Mitch McConnell campaign tweets photo of opponent’s name on tombstone

His campaign manager said the photo featuring Amy McGrath’s name was a homage to a political cartoon that appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign on Saturday tweeted ...

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Hate crimes increased 226% in places Trump held a campaign rally in 2016, study claims

US counties where President Donald Trump held a campaign rally saw a 226% increase in reported hate crimes over similar counties that did not hold a rally, political scientists at ...

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Trump blames everything but his own words for hate in America

President Donald Trump tried to blame a lot of things Monday for a series of horrific shootings over the weekend. What he didn’t do was take any of the blame ...

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Ohio’s Republican governor pushes for background check laws after mass shooting

Ohio’s GOP Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday urged the state’s Republican-held legislature to pass background checks following last weekend’s mass shooting in the state that killed nine people. During a ...

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Dayton shooter appeared to tweet extreme left views

A Twitter account that appears to belong to Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts retweeted extreme left-wing and anti-police posts, as well as tweets supporting Antifa, or anti-fascist, protesters. The most ...

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Texas officers on horses led handcuffed black man by a rope

A Texas police department changed its policy Monday after pictures surfaced showing two white officers on horses leading a black man in handcuffs by a rope. Adrienne Bell, a Democrat ...

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Social media bots pose threat ahead of 2020

The spread of disinformation by bots on social media platforms remains a persistent problem ahead of the 2020 election, with experts warning the fake accounts could exploit divisions in American ...

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Gunman’s own sister was among Dayton shooting victims

Ned Peppers would not close for another hour, and the crowd inside the bar and on the outdoor patio early Sunday morning was lively. The line to get inside stretched ...

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Mitch McConnell’s obstruction in the spotlight following massacres

President Donald Trump didn’t cite new gun legislation in his public remarks Monday, following the pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, and he won’t have to worry about ...

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Trump campaign has used ‘invasion’ in thousands of Facebook ads

President Trump ’s campaign has placed thousands of advertisements on Facebook since January warning of an “invasion” at the U.S. southern border, according to a review of Facebook’s ad archives ...

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