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Topic - Austin Barbour
A conference call set up by Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign camp took a turn to the bizarre, after a caller who identified on Twitter as a freelance journalist broke in to repeatedly ask: Why was the candidate's camp "harvesting black votes?"
Campaign adviser Austin Barbour tried to explain the situation in the conference call, ultimately opening the lines up for questioning from reporters.
But he was repeatedly interrupted by one caller who spoke of how "black people harvested cotton" followed by the query of why Mr. Cochran's people were "harvesting black voters," The Hill reported.