Obama in Chicago: Ninth visit home, this one for Oprah Winfrey

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WASHINGTON–President Obama and First Lady Michelle make a rare visit home on Wednesday to tape an Oprah Winfrey show; the president touches down in Chicago for a little more than three hours. This will be Obama’s ninth visit back to Chicago since becoming president. After the Chicago stop, Obama heads to New York for a series of fund-raisers to benefit his 2012 re-election campaign.

Obama’s last visit was April 14, when Obama hit Chicago for three fund-raisers and a night at his Kenwood home.

The other visits:


Oct. 30-31

Oct. 7

Aug. 4-5

May 27-31


July 23

June 15

Feb. 13-16

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