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GOP Flap Over Divisive Campaign Rhetoric

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:10:49 CST
By: AP

Illinois Republican officials are calling for a Chicago-area congressional candidate to leave the GOP race after she blamed bad weather on legalized abortions and gay rights. State GOP chairman Jack Dorgan says the comments by Susanne Atanus are "offensive" and "have no place in the modern political debate." Atanus is running against David Williams III in the primary for the 9th Congressional District.

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