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Blacks Save Democrats?

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AAPolitical Slugfest

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Can it be? Polls are showing black voters to be no less excited about the upcoming midterm elections than they were two years ago during the heyday of Obamamania. I'll believe that when I see it. So far, I'm not seeing it. Although President Barack Obama remains wildly popular among African- Americans, the frustrating realities of governing during a sluggish economic recovery have cooled some of the earlier voter frenzy, even among his base of supporters. The posters and bumper stickers have faded. The candidate of "hope" has run up against the party of "nope." Lets talk about those words from Political Columnist Clarence Paige, Tonight on the Political Slugfest, "If you can handle the truth."