Republican Candidates and Staff Physically Assaulted

Headline Roundup October 18th, 2018

Two Republican candidates in Minnesota were physically assaulted, one suffering a concussion. The female campaign manager for a Republican candidate for Governor of Nevada accused a Democratic operative of battery.

Republican Candidates and Staff Physically Assaulted

From the Center
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Political Polarization

A political operative from Virginia with a history of confronting Republican political figures faces a misdemeanor battery charge in Nevada after witnesses say he pushed into a GOP campaign event and grabbed the manager of state Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s gubernatorial campaign.

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From the Right
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We are less than 20 days out from Election Day and the shocking reports of attacks against Republican candidates and volunteers keep getting worse. In Minnesota, two Republican candidates for state office were punched. Shane Mekeland is a first-time candidate who is unfortunately entering politics at a time when violence seems to be condoned or shrugged off by leading voices on the left.

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From the Center
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civility

Two Republicans in Minnesota said they have been physically attacked in the past few days by assailants who were angry about their politics.

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