Friday, July 30, 2010

Lincoln riles her base

Posted By on Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 3:07 PM

Some think Sen. Blanche Lincoln can't win re-election period. She certainly can't win without a strong black vote. So she doesn't need stories like this — black legislators who are understandably angry that President Obama promised $1.5 billion to Lincoln for farm aid while giving the shaft to black farmers who've been waiting for years for justice and a $1.2 settlement for years of government discrimination.

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