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Rep. John Lewis Switches Support to Obama

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Rep. John Lewis Switches Support to Obama

Election 2008

Rep. John Lewis Switches Support to Obama

Rep. John Lewis Switches Support to Obama

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Rep. John Lewis speaks in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has pledged his superdelegate vote for Barack Obama, changing his earlier support of Hillary Clinton.

Yesterday, Lewis spoke exclusively with Monica Pearson, news anchor for WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia.

Farai Chideya speaks with Pearson about her interview and Atlanta's political landscape.