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Former KKK leader plans to run for Senate

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>> Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke launching a longshot bid for the US Senate Friday, in Louisiana. Duke posting a YouTube video saying he believes in equal rights for all Americans, but adding->> I also demand respect for the rights and the heritage of European Americans.>> This 66 year old former Louisiana state legislator served a 15 year month federal prison sentence in the early 2000s for tax evasion and mail fraud.
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump drew flack earlier in the year for failing to quickly disavow support from Duke. Duke's candidacy comes as Louisiana grapples with the reprisal killing of three police officers by a lone gunman after the shooting death of Alton Sterling during an arrest by white officers