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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post). August 10 at 9:41 AM Email the author. Virginia Republican Corey A. Stewart likes to say that he embraces the controversy he has stirred by, among other things, pushing for the preservation of Confederate monuments, blaming illegal immigration for rising crime and comparing the city of Danville to a failed dystopia . But earlier this week, Stewart, who is running to unseat Sen. Tim Kaine (D) in November, ordered the removal of a statement posted on his Twitter account calling a Muslim candidate for governor in Michigan “an ISIS commie.”. The tweet about progressive Democrat Abdul El-Sayed — a Rhodes schola... Full story

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