Just a step below Obama when he ran. Sometimes people get behind the inexperienced candidate especially if they are from a protected group. Obama won easily with little experience. His speaking was great and Liberals believed every word he said , just because he was a good speaker
Remember what "Handsy" Joe Biden said of him?
"I mean you got the first African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice looking guy..."
The FIRST one!