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Barack Obama on his U.S. Senate Bid

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Barack Obama on his U.S. Senate Bid

Barack Obama on his U.S. Senate Bid

Barack Obama on his U.S. Senate Bid

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Obama, an Illinois state senator, is considered the party's rising star. He is currently running against Republican Alan Keyes for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Obama's keynote address at the Democratic National Convention brought him to the attention of many Americans. He talks about the race and his memoir, Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.