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Black Voters Stand Behind Philly Mayor

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Black Voters Stand Behind Philly Mayor

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Black Voters Stand Behind Philly Mayor

Black Voters Stand Behind Philly Mayor

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A corruption probe of the administration of John Street, the mayor of Philadelphia, generates a backlash among black voters. Street says the investigation is an attempt by national Republicans to unseat an African-American leader from one of the largest cities in the country. Street has a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger in some polls. Brad Linder of member station WHYY reports.