http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/06/il.keyes.gop.ap/index.html I have always liked Keyes despite the fact that I am not a Republican, but this seems a little suspect. First, why not run for senate in his own state. I know a lot of people got on Hillary for moving to New York to run for senate, but at least she didn't jump in the race 3 months before the election. Second, I will admit the democrats at times have played race politics, but this seems to be the same thing, just done by Republicans. Although Keyes is a brillant man, I believe the main reason he was choosen to run in Illinois was because of his race.