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Conservative media outlet drops a bomb on the GOP frontrunner in Virginia Senate race

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One week before Republicans choose a nominee to face Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), the right-wing website the Daily Wire has dropped a bombshell report on Corey Stewart, the far-right candidate who is the perceived frontrunner in the race.

The article was titled “WATCH: VA Senate Candidate Corey Stewart Calls Anti-Semite Paul Nehlen ‘Hero'”

The video, which the article describes as “recently surfaced,” was posted by the candidate himself, on February 4, 2017 while Stewart was running for governor of Virginia.

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“One of my personal heroes, not from Virginia, but from the great state of Wisconsin, there is Paul Nehlen (R-WI), who had a lot of courage and took on Speaker [Paul] Ryan (R-WI),” Stewart says in the video. “And I can’t tell you how much I was inspired by you.”

Nehlen advocated murdering Speaker Ryan with a fascist “death flight” prior to being banned from Twitter.

“Now we need you to win Virginia,” Nehlen, also wearing a tuxedo, says to Stewart in the video.

“We’re all going to keep the leadership in Congress accountable to President Trump’s agenda, that’s what we’re here for,” Nehlen continued.

“Yep,” Stewart replied. “That’s right.”

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The article, by Kassy Dillon, may offer a clue to the motivation of the broadside, which goes back to Stewart’s controversial claims on Twitter.

“Nehlen also attempted to blame his loss of support on Jews. He compiled a list of 81 verified users who have ‘attacked’ him for his “#AmericaFirst positions,” Dillon noted. “The list displays the names, Twitter handles, and the religious affiliation Nehlen suspects of each individual. Several of the ‘Jews’ on the list are, in fact, not Jewish, including myself.”

Nehlen has lately been shunned by far-right leaders, having been disavowed by Steve Bannon and Breitbart.

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Will Stewart suffer a similar fate?

The same bigotry that made Nehlan toxic may do the same for Stewart.

Jason Kessler, who organized the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, tweeted a photo of Stewart posing with a Confederate Flag.

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Also running in the June 12th GOP primary are state Del. Nick Freitas, who has the support of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Bishop E.W. Jackson, a Christian minister who lost the 2013 campaign for Lt. Governor in Virginia.

Watch Corey Stewart and Paul Nehlen:

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WATCH: Prisoners at Chicago correctional facility bang on the walls in solidarity with protesters

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On Friday, as protests raged across the nation over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chicago protesters were joined by the inmates of a correctional facility, who audibly banked on the walls in solidarity.

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Not sure if you can hear...but the people locked inside the correctional center are banging on the walls like crazy. #chicagoprotest pic.twitter.com/e4bMxtiAh9

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Rudy Giuliani hilariously ridiculed for cryptic tweet: ‘World’s most expensive lawyer strikes again’

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On Friday evening, President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani tweeted a single hash symbol.

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— Rudy W. Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) May 30, 2020

Commenters on social media had no idea what Giuliani meant by tweeting this. But they had a lot of fun with it.

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GOP governor can keep secret COVID-19 nursing home outbreak information: judge

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The Republican governor of Arizona has won a legal victory to keep secret information on COVID-19 outbreaks in the state's nursing homes.

"A judge late Friday afternoon ruled that Gov. Doug Ducey's administration may keep secret information about the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes, saying the state's privacy laws trump Arizona's Public Records law," AZ Central reported Friday.

"Media outlets, including The Arizona Republic, had requested records that included the number of nursing home residents that had tested positive for the new coronavirus, as well as the number of residents that have been transferred to or from an acute care facility," the publication reported. "Coury ruled that because those requests were for 'medical information' they were 'confidential' under state law."

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