The Political Interest Rumblings on the Left

"He spent his campaign distancing himself from me. Now that he's President he's trying to dismiss me. He's trying to prop up other black leaders. It's not working. Look at the polls; walk the streets. The other guys don't have the juice. It's only me."

Jesse Jackson and Bill Clinton have never much liked each other, and the divide is widening. Indeed, at the exact moment last Friday when Clinton was cementing the support of centrist Democrats in Washington, Jackson was in a New York City synagogue eulogizing a labor leader whose life's work represented the best of the disappearing black-Jewish...

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