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For a second day, Gov. Scott Walker's campaign let stand remarks by the Republican presidential hopeful that suggest he believes the vast majority of Muslims are extremists.

While the governor's campaign sought to clarify the remarks he made in Derry, New Hampshire, in a statement Friday, a campaign spokeswoman declined or didn't respond to three requests by the Wisconsin State Journal on Friday and Saturday to explain whether Walker merely misspoke when he said there are few "reasonable, moderate followers of Islam."

The distinction matters because Walker's original remarks have been picked up by national and international news organizations and widely circulated on social media.


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