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President Obama fences with US Olympic Fencer Tim Morehouse
with a lightsaber. (Photo Credit: Jim Watson/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will try to bolster their hometown's chances of hosting the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Wednesday.

Chicago, Illinois, is competing with Madrid, Spain; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Tokyo, Japan, for the opportunity to hold the Summer Olympics.

Wednesday afternoon, the Obamas will play host to an event at the White House aiming to boost Chicago's bid.
[H/T to Shaker Scott Madin.]

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