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Poverty is key theme for Democrats in '08

Edwards, Obama jostling for votes

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / July 20, 2007

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MARKS, Miss. -- The knee-deep potholes on Cotton Street were filled just hours before Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards arrived this week. Residents had waited years for them to be fixed in a city so overwhelmed by poverty it once moved the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to tears. (Full article: 1260 words)

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