This is where we have to start
Twenty years ago, a 35-year-old Barack Obama began his first term in the Illinois state Senate.
Winning that first election, to a local state legislative seat representing his South Side neighborhood in Chicago, would change the world — long before the White House was even a possibility.
The world changed for millions of working people when state Senator Obama helped establish an Earned Income Tax Credit for working families. It changed for thousands of kids when he expanded children’s health care. And it changed yet again when his bill passed taking critical first steps toward criminal justice reform...
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