Cord Jefferson

Staff Writer, TheRoot.com

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Staff writer for TheRoot.com, a daily online magazine on black politics and culture published by the Washington Post

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In Tuesday's primary, South Carolina Democrats nominated a candidate for the US Senate who did no campaigning and spent no money apart from the $10,400 filing fee.  Alvin Greene, a…

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In Tuesday's primary, South Carolina Democrats nominated a candidate for the US Senate who did no campaigning and spent no money apart from the $10,400 filing fee.  Alvin Greene, a…

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