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Scott Walker’s rapid ascendance in the Republican Party begins here — with his 2010 election to the governorship of Wisconsin, and his subsequent gutting of the state’s public unions. The fallout threw Madison into a tangle of parliamentary gamesmanship and protests from labor unions, documented in More Than They Bargained For: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsinbut it also cast a national spotlight on Walker. Two elections later, his star is still rising, and he is now a frontrunner for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination.

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Guillermo Garcia, a soccer coach, was fundraising for his daughter's soccer team outside of an El Paso, Texas, Walmart on August 3, 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire, killing him and 22 others in what The New York Times called "the deadliest anti-Latino attack in modern American history." El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen told The Dallas Morning News that Patrick Crusius, who was 21 years old at the time, purchased a 7.62 mm caliber gun and drove some 10 hours west from Allen, Texas, to carry out the massacre.

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