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The media is in a frenzy over the entry of Marco Rubio into the presidential race. He’s young, handsome, well-spoken in English and Spanish, he’s got an immigrant history. He is a genuine American success story. The media has been waiting for a Republican candidate whose vision of America isn’t something found on a black-and-white sitcom from the 1950’s, and at first glance, Marco Rubio seems like that candidate.

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A black resident of North Charlseton, S.C., on Friday sued Michael Thomas Slager, the police officer charged with the murder of Walter Scott, for allegedly using a taser on him during an August 2013 traffic stop.

Julius Wilson filed the lawsuit against three officers, including Slager, as well as the North Charleston Police Department and Police Chief Eddie Driggers, according to The Guardian.

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