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How Politicians Have Reacted To The Protests In Ferguson

Senator Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri, makes an opening statement during a Senate Consumer Protection, Product S
Senator Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri, makes an opening statement during a Senate Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance subcommittee hearing with Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co. (GM), not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Barra pushed yesterday to separate herself from an old GM that weighed the costs of improved safety, insisting she's the face of a new GM that puts customers first. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Politicians around the country have reacted as national attention has focused on the clashes between police and those protesting the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a police officer.

View some of their statements below:

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Politicians React To Ferguson

CORRECTION: Claire McCaskill and John Lewis are Democrats, not Republicans as this slideshow originally stated. Marco Rubio is a Republican, not a Democrat as this slide originally stated.

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