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Kari Lake pulls endorsement of antisemitic Oklahoma candidate, but is it enough?

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Kari Lake speaking with supporters at a "Stand for Freedom" rally at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, July 5, 2021.

Kari Lake has certainly not shied away from attention-grabbing headlines in the course of her race for the Governor’s Office, but this week she found herself in hot water with people from both sides of the aisle after she endorsed an Oklahoma state senate candidate who has a history of extreme and derogatory remarks about Jewish people and the LGBTQ community.

Under pressure, she rescinded her endorsement of Jarrin Jackson Aug. 22.

To learn more about the situation, The Show spoke with Arizona Republic reporter Stacey Barchenger.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.