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Recapping the Obama-Keyes Debate

Tuesday night in Springfield, Ill., two African-American candidates for the U.S. Senate squared off in a debate. Democrat Barack Obama leads his Republican opponent, Alan Keyes, by 45 points in the latest polls. Hear NPR's Tavis Smiley and NPR's David Schaper.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.