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Republicans hit at DNC message of thanks on site

WASHINGTON – “B Strong,” the banner says. Stripped atop the homepage of the Democratic National Committee, the message, using the red “B” of the Boston Red Sox logo, encourages people to thank the emergency personnel who responded to last week’s Boston Marathon bombings.

But the simple note of gratitude to Boston police, firefighters, and EMTs has drawn criticism, denounced by Republicans as a “political ploy” soon after it debuted on Monday.

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