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Sep 17 CBS News: Obama Takes in Judo on White House Lawn

Sept. 17, 2009, 9:46 p.m. (ET)

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama today hosted a rally at the White House Wednesday in support of the effort by his hometown of Chicago to win the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

"We want [the Games] in the heart of our proud city -- the city that opened the way westward in the 19th century, that showed the way skyward in the 20th century, and that is leading the way forward in the 21st century," the president said. "So Chicago is ready. The American people are ready. We want these Games...
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