Obama staffer dies after collapse at Chicago headquarters

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Alex Okrent, who worked in President Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, died Friday after collasping at the Chicago headquarters. Obama phoned the family to offer condolences and later tried to console staffers in a conference call. My story on this is HERE.

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