Barack, Michelle, Malia and Sasha will arrive in the city Thursday and stay through the holiday weekend, a White House administration official said Monday.
They'll likely stay at their Kenwood home -- Obama's own Kennebunkport, as he famously said.
Obama hasn’t visited home that much since his presidency began. He’s traveled to Chicago only three times – once for a Valentine’s Day date with his wife, once to address the American Medical Association – since taking office.
The last time he was in Illinois, Obama spoke in Quincy and gave a boost to his basketball buddy Alexi Giannoulias.
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