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Roland Martin and the “Washington Watch” roundtable discuss Tim Scott, a Black GOP candidate, that won his party’s nomination over the son of the late senator Strom Thurmond. Robert Traynham makes a comment during this conversation about Scott not running as an African-American, which spurs a very interesting conversation about African-Americans and politics.

Sound off: Do you think African-American politicians stand a better chance at winning if they do not run as Black candidates?

WATCH: To Run or Not to Run for Political Office as a Black Candidate?

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