Several Republican candidates are returning controversial campaign dollars donated by the leader of a white supremacist group that was cited in an apparent manifesto written by the accused Charleston church gunman. CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green and Meg Oliver have the details.
The leader of a white supremacist group that apparently influenced Dylann Roof, the suspect in the killing of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church last week, has donated tens of thousands of dollars to
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In American politics, the Southern strategy refers to a Republican Party strategy of gaining political support for certain candidates in the Southern United States by appealing to racism against African Americans.
Though the “Solid South” had been a longtime Democratic Party stronghold due to the Democratic Party’s defense of slavery before the American Civil War and segregation for a century thereafter, many white Southern Democrats stopped supporting the party following the civil rightsRead more…
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