Does Barack Obama still need Chicago?

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FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2020 file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Turner Field in Atlanta. Obama has scaled down his 60th birthday bash due to the surge in the delta variant of the coronavirus. A spokeswoman says the party planned for this weekend at his home on Martha’s Vineyard is now limited to family and close friends. Obama, who turned 60 on Wednesday, had been criticized for planning a big celebration during a pandemic. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Chicago Magazine contributor Ted McClelland joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about former President Barack Obama, his rise from community organizer to leader of the free world, and what his legacy means for the future of Chicago.

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