Dems ask black voters to help ‘our president’

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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In an effort to drive up turnout for the midterm elections in Chicago and other cities, Democrats are aiming a less-than-subtle message at African-American voters: “Our President Needs You.”

A big African-American turnout is key to the end game strategy for Illinois Senate Democratic candidate Alexi Giannoulias, just as Republican rival Mark Kirk is going to the deep well of GOP votes in western DuPage County to mine his base vote.

With the Senate race deadlocked for months — and with even a torrent of negative ads not budging the 15 percent or so of undecided voters — getting out the base vote is now the crucial task at hand.

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