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Entrepreneur Russell Simmons

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By Alyson Novak

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Wilmington, NC – In the day before the North Carolina primary, the campaigns of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama offered up a list of celebrities wanting to support their candidate.

Entrepreneur and former rap star Russell Simmons is supporting Barack Obama. He talks with WHQR's Alyson Novak about energizing young voters, and how his candidate is a lot like Run DMC and Jay Z.

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