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Beck Calls Out Texas Gov. Candidate for Waffling on '9/11 Truthers'

Debra Medina to Beck: There are 'good arguments' that US was behind 9/11
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2010 3:50 AM CST

(Newser) – Republican Debra Medina's campaign for Texas governor went on damage control yesterday after a disastrous Glenn Beck interview in which she refused to deny that she believes the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks. "There's some very good arguments and I think the American people have not seen all the evidence, so I've not taken a position," the candidate told Beck.

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Medina put out a statement soon after denying any links to the "9/11 truther" movement, the Christian Science Monitor reports. Her rivals for the GOP nomination were quick to attack her comments. Medina had shot from 4% to 24% in the polls in recent weeks, but Beck figured the rise may be over. "I think I can write her off the list," he scoffed after thanking Medina for the interview. " Wow, the fastest way back to 4%." (Read more truther stories.)

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