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Obama to Meet With Black Church Leaders

White House meeting comes amid criticism from African Americans

(Newser) - Barack Obama will meet with about 20 black religious leaders at the White House today, following a broader Easter prayer breakfast, in his latest attempt to reach out to the African-American community. Criticism of Obama within those ranks heated up last month, the Washington Post notes, but a White House... More »

Dem Platform Reaches Out to Pro-Lifers

Obama approves language that finds 'common ground'

(Newser) - The Obama campaign is reaching out to Catholics, evangelicals, and other anti-abortion swing voters by adjusting the language of the official Democratic platform on the controversial issue, Alec MacGillis writes in the Washington Post. The new party plank moves "closer to the middle ground where most Americans reside—not... More »

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