No African-American senators likely in near future
(CNN) - Few might realize it, but
Tuesday's primary elections might have quietly sealed the racial and
ethnic makeup of the U.S. Senate for a couple of more years.
On Tuesday, C. Anthony Muse, thought to be the strongest black
candidate for U.S. Senate this year, lost his Democratic primary race in
Maryland, coming in a distant second to Sen. Ben Cardin, the incumbent.
CNN found only one other African-American on a Senate ballot, a Florida
candidate who isn't getting much attention among a wide field of