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Questioning the GOP's Plea to Keyes

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Questioning the GOP's Plea to Keyes

Questioning the GOP's Plea to Keyes

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Republicans have asked former presidential and Senate candidate Alan Keyes to run against Democrat Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate race in Illinois. Keyes has never lived in Illinois. Commentator John Ridley thinks the choice spells desperation for the state's Republican party.

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