Danforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogy

Family members of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich embrace outside The Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Mo., after his funeral on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Schweich, 54, fatally shot himself last Thursday in what police say was an apparent suicide at his home in Clayton. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool)CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself.

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