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Op-Ed: Black Republican Torn After Obama Win

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Op-Ed: Black Republican Torn After Obama Win

Op-Ed: Black Republican Torn After Obama Win

Op-Ed: Black Republican Torn After Obama Win

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Former Republican congressional staffer Sophia Nelson feels conflicted. In her op-ed for The Washington Post, Nelson writes that as an African American, she loves the idea of a black family in the White House. However, she's chagrined by her party's "blistering electoral defeat." She calls on Republicans to make amends with black Americans.

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