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Kamala Harris (Left), Cory Booker (Right)

Black top and mid-level staffers are hard to find among Democratic Senators even in states with large black populations

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By Frederick H. Lowe — U.S. Senators who represent states with significant black populations have people of color in top and mid-level positions but not many African Americans, according to a report by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a Washington, D.C. -based non-partisan public policy organization. Of the 147 top-level positions held by Democrats in the U.S. Senate, only three are held by blacks, representing 2 percent…

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