Illinois's Rising Son

Todd Spivak/Illinois Times
Illinois Times | November 5, 2004
Barack Obama, who becomes the Senate's only African-American member and one of its most progressive, started on the road to Capitol Hill by opposing the U.S. invasion of Iraq. On Tuesday, he trounced his Republican challenger, Alan Keyes, winning more than 70 percent of the vote in Illinois.

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