03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

California NAACP President Endorses Hillary Clinton

As the issue of race dominates the campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) on Monday received the endorsement of the president of California's NAACP.

"Over the years, Hillary Clinton has earned my respect as a staunch advocate for the rights of people invisible to our nation's government, including women, minorities, children and seniors," said Alice Huffman, who heads California's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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