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The Red League rallies around a blue party candidate

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Erica Smiley, head of the Young Communist League, peddles "Vote for Obama" leaflets on a Brooklyn street corner on Super Tuesday, Feb.5. (Photo by Snejana Farberov)

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Erica Smiley, head of the Young Communist League, peddles "Vote for Obama" leaflets on a Brooklyn street corner on Super Tuesday, Feb.5. (Photo by Snejana Farberov)

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Erica Smiley, head of the Young Communist League, peddles "Vote for Obama" leaflets on a Brooklyn street corner on Super Tuesday, Feb.5. (Photo by Snejana Farberov)

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The unsolicited backing of young communists may be a bit of election help that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama would rather do without. Nevertheless, groups like the Young Communist League were working street corners for him on Super Tuesday are vowing to stay visible through November for whoever wins the Democratic party nomination.


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