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Who Is Barack Obama?

We talk to people who knew him or have worked with the Illinois senator. They tell stories about Obama's personality and his character.


Dan Rutherford, Illinois state senator who worked on legislation with Obama when he was a state senator

Lisa Hay, classmate of Obama at Harvard Law School and a member of the Harvard Law Review when Obama was its president

David Mendell, wrote about politics and urban issues for the Chicago Tribune and author of Obama: From Promise to Power

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