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How 'replacement theory' became prominent in mainstream US politics

The alleged Buffalo gunman appears to have been motivated by a racist, far-right conspiracy theory that has increasingly found a footing in mainstream U.S. politics.

Ron DeSantis Makes It A Crime To Protest In Front Of Anyone’s House

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill making it illegal for anyone to protest outside of homes.

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Melts Down Over GOP Domestic Terrorists Being Exposed

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel claimed that Republicans should not be blamed for domestic terror attacks that are being inspired by their racism.

Buffalo Suspect Planned Attack for Months, Online Posts Reveal

The 18-year-old was able to buy an assault-style weapon even though he had been held for a mental health evaluation in high school.

Tucker Carlson says Buffalo suspect’s alleged screed ‘not really political’

“What he wrote does not add up to a manifesto,” Carlson said Monday night, noting that what Gendron allegedly wrote was racist. “It is not a blueprint for a new extremist political movement, much less the inspiration for racist revolution. Anyone who claims that it is is lying or hasn’t read it.”

Pennsylvania governor race divides Republicans, unites Dems

As Pennsylvania Republicans prepare to choose a nominee for governor, some party officials are twisted in knots over the possibility of a primary victory by a candidate many see as too far to the right to win statewide this fall

GOP's Stefanik goes full QAnon in outrageous baby formula shortage tweet

Elise Stefanik used to encourage voters to see her as one of Congress’ "most bipartisan" members. That version of the Republican has since been replaced.

‘All Of It Is Poison’: Tucker Carlson Warns Political Leaders Will Use ‘Race Politics’ To ‘Make Us Hate Each Other’

Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson warned Monday of the potential "destruction" political leaders will cause by pushing "race politics."

‘It Infuriates Me!’: Megyn Kelly Eviscerates Media Blaming Tucker Carlson For Buffalo Shooting

Podcast host Megyn Kelly eviscerated the media during her Sirius XM show Monday for blaming Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson for the Buffalo shooting.

Post Politics Now: Ukraine aid, baby formula shortages, high gas prices on agenda for Congress

President Biden will host Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotaki at the White House on Monday. On Tuesday, Biden plans to travel to Buffalo in the wake of the nation's latest mass shooting.

Analysis | Cheney says GOP has ‘enabled’ racism. Here’s what she’s talking about.

The right’s embrace of the racist “replacement theory” endured even after a series of tragedies in which the shooter espoused it. Here's a timeline of how the party has dealt with such issues.

GOP blame game erupts in Pennsylvania governor's race

Doug Mastriano's expected primary win Tuesday has led to calls for the state party chair's resignation.

Dems turn focus to racist 'replacement theory' post-Buffalo shooting

Given the dim likelihood of any movement on guns, the party is shifting its approach to decrying Tucker Carlson and the far-right ideology he's echoed.

Team Biden ups push for new gun regulator after Buffalo shooting

Steve Dettelbach is looking to become the first permanent ATF director since 2015.

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