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A police officer keeps protesters at bay before a debate for Louisiana candidates for the U.S. Senate at Dillard University in New Orleans Wednesday night. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Former KKK Leader David Duke Blames Debate Protests On Black Lives Matter 'Radicals'

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump campaigns at a rally in Eau Claire, Wis., on Tuesday. "Mr. Trump and the campaign denounces hate in any form," the campaign said in a statement Tuesday evening. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke talks to the media at the Louisiana secretary of state's office in Baton Rouge, La., on July 22, after registering to run for the U.S. Senate. "The climate of this country has moved in my direction," Duke said as he announced his candidacy, one day after Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination for president. Max Becherer/AP hide caption

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David Duke: 'I represent the ideas of preserving this country'

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs for supporters at the conclusion of a rally at Millington Regional Jetport on Saturday in Millington, Tenn. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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