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    Jobs, Health-care Access Weigh Heavy on African-American Votersi
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    February 26, 2016 10:02 PM
    All eyes are on the Democratic primary in South Carolina, where the African-American vote takes center stage for the first time in the U.S. presidential race. Nearly a third of the state's population is African-American, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders have been fighting for their key vote. VOA correspondent Aru Pande visited a small town to go beyond politics and see what issues matter most to residents.

    Jobs, Health-care Access Weigh Heavy on African-American Voters

    Published February 26, 2016

    All eyes are on the Democratic primary in South Carolina, where the African-American vote takes center stage for the first time in the U.S. presidential race. Nearly a third of the state's population is African-American, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders have been fighting for their key vote. VOA correspondent Aru Pande visited a small town to go beyond politics and see what issues matter most to residents.


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