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Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said on Friday he will run as a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying he believes in equal rights for all Americans.

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said on Friday he will run as a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying he believes in equal rights for all Americans.

"However, what makes me different is that I also respect and demand the respect of rights and heritage of European Americans," Duke said in a video posted on his website.

 

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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