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Dems honor Fla. nightclub, Sandy Hook victims

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The Latest on the Democratic National Convention: Democrats are paying tribute to the victims of the June attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Christine Leinonen tells the crowd at the Democratic convention that her son – Christopher “Drew” Leinonen – always brought people together and started a gay-straight alliance in school. He was one of the 49 patrons killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. She says…

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