Nightly News   |  June 19, 2013

Virginia newspaper drops ‘Democrat’ from name

The publisher of the paper formerly known as the Fauquier Times-Democrat, wanted a less politically-charged title, opting to drop the word ‘Democrat.’ NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> fauquier times-democrat is taking the words out of its title. even though it never had anything to do with party or politics, in fact, the party endorsed john mccain for president. the publisher fears the atmosphere is too charged for a world like democrat in the title.