A breakfast in Harlem underscores key challenge for White House hopeful Sanders [2/11/2016 GMT]

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Sanders meets with the Rev. Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant in the Harlem section of New YorkBy John Whitesides MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders had breakfast with one of America's most prominent civil rights activists, Al Sharpton, just hours after trouncing Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic presidential nominating contest. The meeting marked a recognition by Sanders that his campaign must swiftly broaden its base of support if he has any chance of mounting a long-term challenge to Clinton, who consistently polls better among African American voters. Sanders met Sharpton in the same Harlem restaurant where the activist met with Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign - an obvious bit of symbolism for the Vermont senator trying to connect with minority voters.

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