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President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC (AFP/Doug Mills)

Obama Library To Be In Chicago Where ‘All The Strands Of My Life Came Together’

The Barack Obama Foundation said it would seek out “academic institutions, thought leaders, community partners, and other organizations” as it sketches out plans for the library.

May 12, 2015

Fundraising Ability Key To Winning Obama Library

With a price tag estimated at up to $500 million, library experts said, Obama’s library is on track to become the costliest so far.

April 4, 2015

Voters Not Sold On Tax Money For Obama Library

Illinois voters support Obama, but not enough to pay for his library.

September 17, 2014

Chicago Voters Split On Luring Obama Presidential Library

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama’s political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago. Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent — said they favored the idea of using tax […]

August 20, 2014