Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

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By Sergio Bustos and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country’s decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.

“For a half-century, this nation has pursued a ‘war on poverty’ and massive government programs, funded with trillions of taxpayer dollars,” …read more

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