CHICAGO
12/29/2010 12:57 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Danny Davis: Ministers Want ONE Black Candidate

Congressman Danny Davis says that, at the behest of various black ministers, he and Carol Moseley Braun will meet again later today to discuss whether one of them should drop out of the race for Chicago mayor. The two longtime friends--the leading African American candidates in the contest--met on Christmas Eve to talk shop about the campaign.

Since my conversation with Davis late last night, I have learned that the Rev. Jesse Jackson is brokering a meeting between the two tonight. Reached by telephone, Jackson said, "I'm not verifying, not denying a meeting is happening tonight." He refused comment on which of the two he thinks should drop out.

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