Bad News for Gore From the Black Caucus

Though AL GORE's campaign is crackling along in the general population, there are problems in some surprising places. In an internal poll of African Americans conducted by the campaign, only 45% of respondents said they were definitely going to vote. "You want to be up around 60%, 65% certain," says South Carolina Congressman JAMES CLYBURN, head of the Congressional Black Caucus. "This is not good." When Gore campaign chairman BILL DALEY and campaign manager DONNA BRAZILLE met last week with some CBC members, the conversation got heated as the black legislators argued that Gore needed to ramp up efforts with black...

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