Democratic Contenders Put Spotlight on Selma The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., was the battleground 42 years ago in the fight to assure black Americans the right to vote. Today, it was the battleground in the contest for the Democratic nomination for president. Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama attended Selma's Bloody Sunday anniversary events.
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Democratic Contenders Put Spotlight on Selma

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Democratic Contenders Put Spotlight on Selma

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Barack Obama (far left) and Hillary Clinton (far right) pose March 4, 2007, in Selma, Ala., while re-creating a voting rights march from 1965. Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Barack Obama (third from left) and Hillary Clinton (third from right) pose March 4, 2007, in Selma, Ala., while re-creating a voting rights march from 1965.

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