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Donald Trump on Oregon shootings: ‘You’re always going to have problems’

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday said the most recent campus shooting in Oregon could have happened anywhere, adding that there are already “very strong laws on the books” to address gun violence. Trump joined MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program by phone – his 13th time on the show, either in person or on the phone, since declaring himself a candidate for 2016. He spoke the day after a 26-year-old man walked into a morning class at Umpqua Community College in rural Oregon and opened fire,…

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Marco Rubio presidential run will begin scramble to fill his seat

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The biggest Republican name considering a run for Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat if he enters the presidential race announced Saturday that he will not seek the position. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’s decision not to run leaves Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy the only declared candidate for Rubio’s seat and opens the question of who will step up on the Republican side to seek it. U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is considering a run, as is Lt. Gov.…

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