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Black political contractors say Democrats ‘take us for granted’

While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community’s support post-Obama, black contractors complain that they are not getting their fair share of the party’s campaign spending. Among $514 million that Democrats spent on political consultants during the 2010 and 2012 election cycles, only $8.7 million (just 1.7 percent) went to minorities, according to a June Read More…

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Sanders campaigns hard for California’s minority vote

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said a vast majority of Americans, specifically African Americans and other minorities, have an enormous amount of mistrust of the police. “Our goal is to make police departments serve the people and not intimidate the people,” said Sanders during a Wednesday afternoon press interview with California Black Media. With the Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Ralph Nader returns to campaign wars

Ralph Nader is at it again. He has been conveniently dredged up and trotted in front of a lot of cameras, microphones and reporter’s note pads in recent days. He’s got fresh media shelf life in order to answer one question and beat up on one candidate. The question is can or will Bernie Sanders Read More…