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Senator Reid's Gaffe

Sen. Harry Reid has been outed on yet another verbal gaffe. A new book coming out this week reports that in 2006 he said that Barack Obama would be a good presidential candidate because he was a "light-skinned" African-American and spoke with "no Negro dialect." We assess the fallout for Nevada's senior senator with Las Vegas CityLife editor Steve Sebelius.

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