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  • Former DNC spokesperson Karen Finney attends the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Twitter, Karren Finney)

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    Romney to make pitch to black voters at NAACP

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  • "You've got to get credit for showing up — for being willing to go — no question," said Karen Finney, a Democratic consultant who worked in the Clinton White House. "It's more about your actions than it is about what you say."

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  • "He'll be standing in that room asking people for their votes at the same time that Republican legislators are trying to disenfranchise minority communities," said Finney, the Democratic consultant.

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