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Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke announced Friday that he is running for Senate in the state of Louisiana. A Holocaust denier and white nationalist, Duke served one term as a state representative of a New Orleans suburb over 20 years ago; he was unsuccessful in beating Democrat Edwin Edwards in a gubernatorial race in 1991:
In his announcement Friday, Duke said, "I believe in equal rights for all … However, what makes me different is I also demand respect for the rights and the heritage of European-Americans." He added, "I'm overjoyed to see Donald Trump and most Americans embrace most of the issues that I've championed for years. My slogan remains America First."
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