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  Black Caucus Members Endorse Challenger to White Memphis Incumbent
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Last EditedEx-New Jerseyan  Apr 17, 2008 03:30pm
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News DateThursday, April 17, 2008 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAt least two members of the Congressional Black Caucus are supporting an African-American primary challenger to Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen, a first-term Democrat, who is white and seeking re-election in his Memphis district, and more members of Congress may join them.

Cohen's Democratic primary challenger in the majority black 9th district is Nikki Tinker, an airline executive.

The political action committee of Democratic Rep. Gregory W. Meeks of New York donated $2,000 to Tinker in February; and the campaign committee for Democratic Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones of Ohio contributed $2,000 in December.
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