Sunday, March 04, 2007

Recalling Civil Rights, Democrats Seek Black Votes

SELMA, Ala., March 3 — Representative John Lewis, whose political career grew out of the civil rights movement, had longed for the day he could vote for someone that he believed could become the nation’s first black president. So when Senator Barack Obama entered the race, he was on the cusp of declaring his support...Until Bill Clinton called.