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Presidential campaign takes center stage in Chicago area today

President Barack Obama hauled in more than $2 million at two fundraisers events today, making a quick stop in downtown Chicago while Republican presidential primary candidates stumped in the suburbs.

The campaign visits come the day after early voting ended in Illinois.

Despite a closely contested Illinois presidential primary, early voting among suburban Republican voters is up only marginally from four years ago — a sign that turnout Tuesday may be lackluster.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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