POLITICS
10/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Powell: Obama Win "Would Be Electrifying"

Former Bush Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday that he has not yet decided which candidate to back in this year's presidential race.

The election of an African-American president "would be electrifying," Powell told a George Washington University audience, "but at the same time [I have to] make a judgment here on which would be best for America.

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