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Sen. John McCain poses for a picture with attendees at the 99th annual NAACP convention.
Since the 1930s, most African Americans have cast their ballots for the Democratic Party. But the party of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass offers a platform that some black voters find appealing.
For more, NPR's Tony Cox speaks with Ron Christie — former special assistant in the Bush-Cheney administration — and Renee Amoore, deputy chairman of Pennsylvania's Republican Party.