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'Rednecks' Endorse Obama

Two seniors look to bridge a cultural gap

(Newser) - Two self-described "rednecks" from the South are on a mission to help elect the nation's first black president. AFP looks at the efforts of the Missouri senior citizens who are defying stereotype with their tounge-in-cheek “Rednecks for Obama” campaign. Their banner drew big crowds at last week's debate,... More »

Obama Needs to Try On a Blue Collar

Dem struggles to overcome ‘arugula’ rep

(Newser) - Barack Obama is having trouble appealing to the more downscale wing of the Democratic Party, a problem on display in a recent Iowa farm appearance in which the Chicagoan complained about the price of arugula at Whole Foods. More a “wine track” than a “beer track” candidate, Obama... More »

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