May 30, 2014
(Business Insider) Republican Iowa State Senator and Senate candidate Joni Ernst referred to last Friday's mass shooting at UC Santa Barbara as an "unfortunate accident" during a televised primary debate Thursday evening. Ernst discussed the shooting, which left seven people dead, when the moderator asked about one of her ads, which features her at a gun range.
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