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Comment on looting brings bipartisan heat to Kim Olson's congressional campaign

"Even if people loot, so what? Burn it to the ground if, you know, if that’s what it’s gonna take to fix our nation," Olson said. The comment, and her explanation afterward, drew criticism from Republicans and the Congressional Black Caucus, which supports her primary runoff opponent.

Kim Olson, right, at a Texas Tribune Festival panel on Sept. 27, 2019.

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