Strategist Says Blacks Are Obama's 'Base'

A top campaign strategist to Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has identified blacks as the Democratic presidential candidate's "base," suggesting that Obama can mobilize unregistered black voters to the polls like no other Democrat in the 2008 race. "I think he has a strong base in the African-American community that in some states is going to be very, very helpful," David Axelrod, Obama's senior campaign strategist, told journalist Linda Douglass in the latest issue of the National Journal...Full Story
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