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His girlfriend was murdered on live TV, inspiring a run for office. Tonight, he won.

Source: CNN

Democrat Chris Hurst, whose girlfriend Alison Parker was the Virginia TV reporter killed on live television in 2015, is on track to unseat a Republican and win in House of Delegates District 12.

Over the past two years, Hurst transformed an emotional return to television in the wake of Parker's murder into a run for office. The murder, he wrote on his campaign website, "set me on a different path."

"My career in news was fulfilling, but instead of asking questions, I became focused on finding solutions."


Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/07/politics/election-2017-latest/?lf-content=224762552:lb-post-f30eddc4fb56561ecf3b0aa4c64da633@livefyre.com&hubRefSrc=permalink

The Colorado Walmart shooting sure looks like a hate crime to me.

The killer was a middle-aged white man. All of his victims had Latino surnames:

Two men were killed at the scene, while a woman later died at the hospital, police said. They were identified by the Adams County coroner as Carlos Moreno, 66, of Thornton; Victor Vasquez, 26, of Denver; and Pamela Marques, 52, of Denver.


And of course, no condemnation of the shooter from Twittler. Indeed, the whole attack has gotten relatively little coverage.
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