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National Memo‘s Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason joined The Grio‘s Joy-Ann Reid to discuss how Bill Clinton is a huge advantage for President Obama’s campaign. “The tradition Bill Clinton comes out of, and I think that he sees himself coming out of, is the Robert Kennedy tradition of the Democratic Party — where you are trying to unite middle class and poor, working class whites, African-Americans and Latinos in a broad rainbow coalition party that fights for everyone’s interests,” Conason explained.

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FBI attack suspect Ricky Shiffer, right, and at US Capitol on January 6, 2021

(Reuters) - An armed man who tried to breach the FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday was shot dead by police following a car chase, a gun battle and a standoff in a cornfield northeast of town, officials said.

Police had yet to identify the dead man and during a pair of news briefings declined to comment on his motive. The New York Times and NBC News, citing unnamed sources, identified him as Ricky Shiffer, 42, who may have had extreme right-wing views.

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Federal agents were searching for secret documents pertaining to nuclear weapons among other classified materials when they raided former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday, according to a new report.

Citing people familiar with the investigation, the Washington Post reported on Thursday night that some of the documents sought by investigators in Trump’s home were related to nuclear and “special access programs,” but didn’t specify if they referred to the U.S. arsenal or another nations' weapons, or whether such documents were found.

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