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President Obama says farewell - A tear is shed

President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech at the McCormick Place in Chicago. The energy was frantic, joyous and anticipatory. Eight years have flown by. Our first Black President along with his family demonstrated a class and resilience that embodies the spirit of Black people. 475 more words

For Many on Chicago’s South Side, Obama’s Farewell Will Be Personal


For Many on Chicago’s South Side, Obama’s Farewell Will Be Personal

By MONICA DAVEY JAN. 9, 2017… 1,250 more words


President Obama's Farewell Address

President Obama delivers his farewell address to America.

Full transcript of PBO’s farewell address

“For me, it’s always been about you.” —@POTUS. Watch his Farewell Address tonight at 9pm ET: …

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Obama Speechwriter Promises 'Call To Action' In President's Farewell Message

(CBS) — It was President Obama himself who asked if a president’s farewell speech had to be delivered in Washington.

When told he could do it wherever he wanted, he responded: “OK, let’s go to Chicago.” 338 more words


Eager Obama Fans Line Up Early To See Farewell Speech

CHICAGO (CBS) — People with tickets to see President Barack Obama’s farewell address in person began lining up inside McCormick Place more than 12 hours before his final speech as the nation’s commander-in-chief. 280 more words


On Eve Of Obama's National Farewell, Illinois Allies Praise His Presidency

(CBS) — President Obama’s farewell address to the nation — and his offer of thanks to Chicago — is little more than 24 hours away. 310 more words


Obama Farewell Speech Tickets Gobbled Up Fast

CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of people lined up outside McCormick Place in the bitter cold Saturday morning to get free tickets to President Barack Obama’s farewell speech next week. 364 more words