Bomb Scare Rattles Those Touched by Past Political Violence

In the past 60 years alone, there have been scores of deadly incidents motivated by ideology.

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NEW YORK (AP) — No one has been hurt or killed — at least, not yet. But the wave of mail bombs targeting prominent Democrats this week has angered and dismayed some of the people affected personally by past acts of political violence in the United States. In the past 60 years alone, there have been scores of deadly incidents motivated by ideology. The perpetrators range from Ku Klux Klan racists to members of the…

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