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Heller Campaign Co-Chair: Democrats are “Lesser Humans”

Tonight, Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent exposed audio of Republican Sen. Dean Heller’s Campaign Committee Co-Chair calling all Democrats “lesser humans, frankly.” State Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson made the offensive comments this past Friday at the Eureka County GOP’s Lincoln Day dinner.

Nevada State Democratic Party spokesperson Sarah Abel released the following statement:

“Dean Heller can’t decline to comment his way out of this mess. Sen. Roberson’s remarks were demeaning and insulting to hundreds of thousands of Nevadans, and voters deserve to know whether or not Heller condones the idea that nearly half of his constituents are indeed lesser humans.”