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Topic - George Nelson Jr.
Some black clergy see no good presidential choice between a Mormon candidate and one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day. That's a worrisome message for the nation's first black president, who can't afford to lose any voters from his base in a tight race.
Mr. Nelson said Mr. Obama's statement had caused a "storm" in the black community.