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Former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama to Speak in Chicago Tuesday

The former first couple will outline their vision for the Obama Presidential Center

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    (Published Monday, Oct. 28, 2019)

    Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama will speak at a summit in Chicago on Tuesday about the vision for the Obama Presidential Center. 

    The two-day Obama Foundation summit, which includes young leaders from around the world, kicked off Monday. 

    The Obamas' visit comes one day after President donald Trump visited Chicago to speak at the International Association of Police Chiefs conference, and attend a fundraiser at the Trump Tower. 

    The Obama Foundation released new renderings of the Presidential Center on Monday, detailing different parts of the campus including a public library, plaza and playground. 

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    The $500 million center is planned along the lakefront of Chicago's South Side. It's near where Obama started his political career and lived with his family.

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