Onward and Upward

updated 12/27/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/27/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

Three months after raising the rafters at the Democratic National Convention, Illinois lawmaker Barack Obama handily won his race for the U.S. Senate. Obama doesn't take office until next month, but there's already talk of an eventual presidential campaign.

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