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(CNN) – There is a new generation of Republicans trying to bridge long time differences with the black community. But sometimes on the road to outreach, some step in a pothole – or two.
CNN's Dana Bash reports on that story, and another racially charged one coming from Congressman Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi.