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Political Wrap-Up: Obama Taking JFK Mantle?
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Political Wrap-Up: Obama Taking JFK Mantle?

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Obama and Kennedy

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama waves with Sen. Edward Kennedy during a rally on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Ted Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy have issued endorsements for Sen. Barack Obama.

For insight on that and expert analysis of the presidential contest, Farai Chideya talks with Michael Dawson, professor of political science at the University of Chicago, and Wilbur Rich, professor of political science at Wellesley College.

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