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Why some community groups are mounting opposition to the Obama Library's Jackson Park location and where they say it should go instead.

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Former President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017.

In his new book, historian and author David Garrow traces how Barack Obama’s life led him to the presidency – and paints a complicated, sometimes critical portrait of a polarizing and iconic figure.

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Chicagoans got their first look Wednesday at plans for the Obama Presidential Center. Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin gives us his first impressions.

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The first conceptual designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park have been revealed. Take a peek at the renderings.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks on Monday, April 24 at the University of Chicago.

Former President Barack Obama was greeted with cheers on his home turf Monday at the University of Chicago as he convened a panel discussion with young leaders on the importance of civic engagement. 

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Former President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address to the nation from Chicago’s McCormick Place on Jan. 10, 2017.

Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak Monday in Chicago as part of his goal to “encourage and support the next generation of leaders,” according to his press office.

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A coalition of community organizers are trying to get the Obama Foundation, the city, and the University of Chicago to commit to creating jobs and not displacing area residents.

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The University of Chicago (Credit: Tom Rossiter)

The Obama Foundation announced Tuesday three Chicago-based firms will lead the project management team for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.

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Hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama released a video outlining their plans for the future Obama Presidential Center.

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Jose López, left, and Oscar López Rivera (Courtesy of Jose López)

Some say he was railroaded. Others call him a terrorist. Meet the brother of a former Chicagoan whose sentence was commuted this week by President Barack Obama.

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Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Malia Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama wave to the crowd at the end of the president's farewell address. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Thousands of spectators gathered at McCormick Place to watch President Barack Obama conclude his two-term presidency in the city where his political life began 20 years ago.

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Political speechwriter Jason DeSanto joins us to discuss memorable farewell speeches from past presidents and what to expect from President Obama on Tuesday.

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A little more than eight years ago, Barack Obama gave his presidential acceptance speech in Grant Park. Tuesday, he’ll bookend his presidency with a much anticipated farewell address at McCormick Place.

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Chicago Tonight correspondent Carol Marin asks the president about his legacy, violence in Chicago and whether he would consider pardoning disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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The last surviving member of the Kennedy administration and former chairman of WTTW received the nation’s highest civilian honor from President Barack Obama on Tuesday.

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It once seemed unthinkable: President Obama and President-elect Trump met at the White House for the first time Thursday. A closer look at the meeting, and what's ahead for Democrats and Republicans.