Barack Obama - Illinois Senate Race - Candidate Profile (via ScrutinyHooligans)
A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Obama earned the honor of being the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review and was a member of the Executive Board of the Black Law Students Association.
Too bad beer-drinking JD Hayworth/Rush Limbaugh lookalike, Mike Ditka, didn't go up again this accomplished gentleman. Woulda been a hoot!
Barak Obama will be the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. Obama, who is African American, is a rising Democratic star and the campaign clearly hopes his prominent role will send a message about Kerry’s commitment to diversity.