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60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft followed the first African-American presidential nominee as he took on Senator John McCain
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Barack Obama Barack Obama 44th president of the United States

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The Lincoln Memorial was the obvious place to go on the night America elected its first Black president. There, I found quiet contemplation.

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Steve Kroft Steve Kroft American journalist

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Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority [Video]

Republicans on track to keep U.S. Senate majority

[NFA] Republicans appeared poised to retain control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, after Senator Susan Collins defied political odds to win re-election in Maine and other Republican incumbents led Democrats in a handful of undecided races. Colette Luke has the latest.

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'We need an Arizona senator': Mark Kelly, leading race [Video]

'We need an Arizona senator': Mark Kelly, leading race

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly appeared poised to beat Republican Martha McSally in Arizona late Tuesday night, citing the late John McCain and his wife, a former lawmaker and gun violence survivor, as inspirations.

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over Barack Obama.

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African Americans African Americans Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry

Pope Francis to appoint Wilton Gregory as first African American cardinal

Washington, D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory will recieve his "red cap" from Pope Francis on Saturday, making him the first African American cardinal appointed...
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Kamala Not a Shoo-In for 2024 with Black America, Tamika Mallory Says

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Concern over long-term impact of Trump-led election challenges on Black voters

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First Black cardinal seeks common ground with Biden [Video]

First Black cardinal seeks common ground with Biden

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, DC who this week will become the first African American cardinal, said on Tuesday (November 24) that he want to find common ground with the incoming U.S. administration despite disagreements on some issues.

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Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins dies at 93 [Video]

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins dies at 93

[NFA] David Dinkins, who served as New York City's first and only African American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of 93, police said. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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