Dem. Candidates Turn Backs on Fox, Black Caucus Three of the major Democratic presidential candidates have decided not to participate in a debate to be broadcast on Fox News Channel in September. The debate is being sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, the caucus' educational arm. Some Democratic Party activists say Fox doesn't respect black Americans — or Democrats.
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Dem. Candidates Turn Backs on Fox, Black Caucus

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Dem. Candidates Turn Backs on Fox, Black Caucus

Dem. Candidates Turn Backs on Fox, Black Caucus

Dem. Candidates Turn Backs on Fox, Black Caucus

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Three of the major Democratic presidential candidates have decided not to participate in a debate to be broadcast on Fox News Channel in September.

The debate is being sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, the caucus' educational arm.

Some Democratic Party activists say Fox doesn't respect black Americans — or Democrats. But the CBC said this week it is moving ahead with the debate.