05/21/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Report: GOP MS Candidate Offered To Move KKK Statue Into Hometown

The NRCC is complaining that a DCCC mailer, distributed at the last minute in today's Mississippi special election, makes a false accusation when it says GOP candidate Greg Davis offered to have his town provide a new home for a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, who later founded the Ku Klux Klan.

But contemporary news accounts appear to support the DCCC's claim.

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