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

Hillary Recycled Old NAACP Endorsement On MLK Day

The campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) recycled a nine-month-old endorsement from an NAACP leader earlier this week when the discussion about race in the Democratic primary reached a fever pitch and a new poll indicated that black voters were sharply breaking for Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.).

The campaign announced that California NAACP President Alice Huffman endorsed the former first lady on Monday, adding that this coincided with the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday (which was on Tuesday).

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