TITLE

Barack Obama Wins U.S Senate Seat In 2004 Elections

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Jet;11/22/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 21, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how African American Barack Obama defeated Republican Alan Keyes for the Senate seat in Illinois. How Obama won by 45 percentage points which gave him more votes than any other Illinois politician in history; Speech given by Obama to accept the position and thank voters for supporting him; Pledge from Obama to bring together politicians from each party instead of creating a further divide in national politics; Efforts of Obama not to address issues such as whether he might be interested in higher office such as the presidency; Congratulations issued by Kenya President Mwai Kibaki for Obama's win.
ACCESSION #
15038635

 

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