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Republican Debate and the Other Black Candidate

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Republican Debate and the Other Black Candidate

Politics

Republican Debate and the Other Black Candidate

Republican Debate and the Other Black Candidate

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Republicans vying for their party's nomination gathered for a debate at Morgan State University. Many of the prominent GOP candidates did not attend the event and those who did were split on whether the United States should intervene in the situation in Darfur.

Among the candidates who did attend was Alan Keyes, who is not only trying to make up ground because he entered the nomination race late, but struggles for recognition as the other contender running to be the "first black president."

Juan Williams talks with host Alex Cohen the debate and Keyes.

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