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Randy Witter - Obama in Illinois

Randy Witter began working as a lobbyist in the Illinois state legislature in 1974, and was a prominent lobbyist during the years that Barack Obama was an Illinois state senator from January 1997 through January 2005, when Obama won his race for the U.S. Senate. Witter shares his memories of his first meeting with then candidate Obama, and of state Senator Obama's time in the Illinois state Senate.

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Meeting Barack Obama as an Illinois State Senate candidate


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