Elissa Slotkin accused by Michigan Democratic Senate opponent of pandering to black voters

EXCLUSIVE — Tensions are flaring in the Democratic primary for Michigan’s open Senate seat amid accusations from an opponent of Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) that she’s playing politics with black voters.

Hill Harper, a black actor and long-shot Democratic candidate against establishment-backed Slotkin, says she’s taking for granted the powerful voting bloc in the Great Lakes State, according to campaign footage obtained by the Washington Examiner.

Harper told supporters this week at an LGBT campaign event in Grand Rapids that Slotkin has engaged in “performative” politics by beefing up her team with “a whole bunch of black folks from Detroit” while employing none in her congressional offices.

“How do I know that stuff is so performative in this race? My opponent has sat in Congress for three terms, and you know how
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