Friday, October 27, 2006


Media were all abuzz over Barack Obama when he revealed on "Meet the Press" that he would consider an ’08 presidential run. Coming on the heels of a Time cover story and Obama’s well-received second book, media across the political spectrum were chanting Run, Barack, Run. National Journal columnist William Powers has anatomized the rise of candidates in years past, and tells Brooke that Obama is right on course.

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