Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) stumps for her fellow Illinoisan Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama spokesman defends speaking fee Dem rep mocks Trump for confusing courts The US should give peace a chance when it comes to North Korea MORE (D) in this video for Obama's '08 presidential campaign, calling the senator "courageous" for denouncing the Iraq war in his '05 Senate run.

Schakowsky says Obama "was able to cut through all of, really, the propaganda that was being thrown at us" in the buildup to the invasion of Iraq.