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Political Junkie: When Rhetoric Leads to Violence

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

A memorial of flowers and stars line the sidewalk outside the Tree of Life Synagogue Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in remembrance of 11 people killed when a shooter opened fire during services Saturday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh.

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Sacramento’s Congregation B’Nai Israel will hold a gathering tonight in memory of the 11 people who were killed Saturday, Oct. 27 at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., joining others across the country in gathering of solidarity.

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses the synagogue shooting, its political implications and how speech can lead to violence. We'll also talk about about the pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democratic political figures, including California Sen. Kamala Harris. A package for her was intercepted Friday, Oct. 26 at a Sacramento-area post office.

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