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African-American scholars and leaders see this as the presidential candidate's moment to lead.
In a speech in Pa., Obama attempts to stem damage from the Reverend Wright's inflammatory comments.
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Today, 20 members of the CBC support Obama, 17 align with Clinton, and four remain undecided.
Obama stands for a new kind of politics, and many Americans approve of that message.
Georgia voters are drawn to Obama by more than just race.
With Super Tuesday approaching, the Clintons draw criticism over increasingly dirty campaign.
Bill Clinton's increasingly angry and touchy campaigning on behalf of his wife is prompting more former associates and aides to privately question his tactics.
Congressional leaders say they are close to reaching a deal with the White House regarding an emergency stimulus package designed to help stabilize the economy. On Wednesday, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reportedly able to secure the administration's agreement on a provision to provide rebates of at least $300 to most paycheck-earning workers.
American voters seem to suggest that Islamist terrorists will continue to be a threatwhatever the outcome.