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On The Gist, Trump’s xenophobic campaign—with a spooktacular twist!
In the interview, hate is hard to measure, but the Southern Poverty Law Center paints a picture of growing prejudice in America. Heidi Beirich and the organization’s Intelligence Project go beyond FBI and Department of Justice statistics to include press reports and even tips from the public.
In the Spiel, swing, baby, swing (we’re talking about congressional districts).
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