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AP FACT CHECK: Larry Nassar claims abound in governor's race

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: My Sanantonio

LANSING, Mich. - Serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar is in prison, but that hasn't kept the former sports doctor from having a role in Michigan's race for governor.
Democratic former county prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette have sparred in recent weeks over their actions in the prosecution of Nassar, who molested many women and girls during a long career working for Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians.
Last month, the Michigan Republican Party launched an online attack ad that claims Whitmer refused to prosecute Nassar, which Whitmer strongly denies.

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