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  •  But he was appointed as well. (6+ / 0-)

    As was Burris for that matter.  What is systemic that is preventing African American House Reps from moving up into the Senate?

    "The world is made for people who aren't cursed with self awareness" -Annie Savoy (Bull Durham)

    by Jacoby Jonze on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 09:17:39 AM PST

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    •  Barack Obama. (0+ / 0-)

      Righteously and rightly elected to the Senate from the great State of Illinois. Not interim appointed, which seems to be the new way to get African Americans to the Senate, albeit temporarily. Chicago Parade for Post 9/11 vets on Saturday, Dec 15th.

      by lexalou on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 12:50:48 PM PST

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