POLITICS
07/22/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Some Black Lawmakers Anxiously Awaiting Obama Nod

Barack Obama's endorsement of a white incumbent facing a black primary challenger has disappointed some members of the Congressional Black Caucus, who are wondering whether he will support them in their primaries.

Last month, the Illinois senator surprised many political observers by endorsing centrist Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) in Tuesday's primary against state Sen. Regina Thomas.

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