From the Archives: What Makes Obama Run?
Chicago Reader | November 5, 2008
Lawyer, teacher, philanthropist, and author Barack Obama didn't need another career, the Chicago Reader noted in this 1995 profile. But he entered politics to get back to his true passion -- community organization.

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