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  Andrew Young to endorse Wesley Clark
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Last EditedArmyDem  Dec 10, 2003 04:50pm
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News DateWednesday, December 10, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionCONCORD, N.H. -- Andrew Young, a civil rights trailblazer and former U.N. ambassador, plans to endorse Democrat Wesley Clark for president, giving the retired Army general a boost in primary states with a significant number of minority voters.

Young is scheduled to appear at a Dec. 21 campaign event with Clark in South Carolina, which holds its primary Feb. 3. Officials familiar with discussions about the event, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the former ambassador will endorse Clark.

It is the latest development in a high-stakes endorsement race designed to make inroads in minority communities. Former Vice President Al Gore, still popular with blacks and other key party constituencies, threw his support behind front-runner Howard Dean on Tuesday.
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