July 29, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
“When I talk about hope, when I talk about change . . . this is not just the rhetoric of a campaign for me. It’s been the cause of my life.”
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks during a presidential candidate forum at the National Urban League conference Friday, July 27, 2007, in St. Louis.

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