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Bitzer on N.C. Black Leadership Caucus Group Pulling Support for Democrat Kissell

July 09, 2012

Category: Faculty, Politics

BitzerCatawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a recent article on the Centre Daily Times website. The topic of the article was the Democratic Party feud that emerged recently as African-American backers of U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell pulled their support after his decision not to endorse President Barack Obama and his plan to vote to repeal the health care law.

"What Kissell is doing is being pragmatic, looking at his district and saying their voice has been reduced," Bitzer said. "I may have to alienate part of my party faithful to get the people that I really need to get – white conservative independents in that district in order to get re-elected."

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