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United States

9 January 2011

Politico (Washington DC)

Even as they unite in grief, Democrats and Republicans are splintering over the role that violent political rhetoric – exemplified by Sarah Palin's "crosshairs" list – played in Saturday's shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.). Both sides say the tragedy transcends politics – but their partisan positions are already hardening and the talking points are starting to take shape. Democrats argue that irresponsible utterances on the right have increased the... (

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