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CBS News 2 Dec 2019

Pete Buttigieg focuses on appealing to black voters during Southern swing


Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told CBS News' LaCrai Mitchell his trip through North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama is part of an ongoing effort to boost his engagement with black voters, who he said "have often felt not only kicked around by the Republican Party but sometimes taken for granted by the Democratic Party."

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