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some may be downright repugnant to everything you stand for but to just you have to vice president Joe Biden on Saturday apologized for his comments on working Cybele with segregationist senators early in his career speaking to voters in Sumter South Carolina he sought the in the weeks old controversy that's exposed racial tensions in the twenty twenty democratic primary race now was I wrong a few weeks ago , somehow give the impression of people that I was praising those men who I successfully opposed time and again , yes I was , his remarks in June drew sharp criticism from others in the democratic field including senator Kamilla Heris I do not believe you are racist she challenged by noon on stage at the NBC news hosted democratic debate last month in Miami it was hurtful Biden's early lead in the polls has been fueled by strong support from black voters but that support has appeared to wing recently in the wake of criticism about his position in the nineteen seventies about busing of minority students to integrate schools by did try to address that issue on Saturday by suggesting the country focus on the root causes of segregation laying out his plans to combat housing discrimination improve public education and more