This was postmarked March 21, 2000.
It reads in part, “When Bobby rush ran against Rep. Charles Hayes eight years ago, he said it was time for a change. He was right, and he won a seat in congress on that message. That sentiment, sadly, is correct today. It’s time for a change in the 1st Congressional District. The Tribune endorses state Sen. Barack Obama, a civil rights lawyer, community activist and rising star on the local political scene who was elected to the legislature in 1996….”
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