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Clinton-Obama Battle for Black Voters Heats Up

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Clinton-Obama Battle for Black Voters Heats Up

Election 2008

Clinton-Obama Battle for Black Voters Heats Up

Clinton-Obama Battle for Black Voters Heats Up

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Both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama hope to win the African-American vote in the Democratic presidential primaries.

One key is winning high-profile endorsements. Clinton got one of those earlier this month when the civil rights icon John Lewis chose her over Obama. He waited a long time to make his decision known.

What does the endorsement mean for Clinton's campaign?