Barack Obama addressed the National Urban League convention in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, a day after his opponent, John McCain, addressed the nonpartisan civil rights group.
In recent days, there has been bickering over who is playing the "race card," but both candidates are trying to move on and focus on the policy issues, particularly education.
NPR's Audie Cornish tells host Andrea Seabrook that McCain got a tepid response on Friday, focusing on school choice and vouchers. She says Obama, having addressed the league before, knew how to play to the crowd. He brought up issues closer to their agenda, such as foreclosures and taxes, while defending attacks from McCain.
Also on Saturday, the Obama campaign agreed to do at least three standard debates with John McCain over the next two to three months.