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White nationalist Richard Spencer considers a run for Montana congressional seat

White nationalist Richard Spencer considers a run for Montana congressional seat

He’s a white nationalist, and he’s pondering a run for Congress.

Richard Spencer, whose National Policy Institute has been described as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League, said he’s considering running for the Montana congressional seat expected to be vacated by Republican Ryan Zinke. Last week, Zinke was tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Department of Interior.

In an interview Tuesday, Spencer, a resident of Montana who also has a home and office space in the Washington, D.C.-area, said...

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