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President Obama leaves Chicago

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - For the first time in more than a year, President Barack Obama spent the night at his Kenwood home on the city's South Side.

The President returned to Washington D.C. Friday morning following a pair of fundraising events Thursday evening.

Air Force One took off from O'Hare International Airport around 10:30 a.m. Before leaving for the city, Obama stopped for breakfast at Valois in Hyde Park.

Obama arrived at O'Hare International Airport Thursday evening and was greeted by Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his former chief of staff.

From there, he attended events for Illinois senator Dick Durbin and the senate campaign committee. FOX 32 News is told the events were big money gatherings, one costing about $35,000 per couple and the other about $17,000. At the first event, Obama spoke about how "Congress is broken." At the second, he reportedly talked about immigration reform, minimum wage, and global warming.

Following the events, Obama spent the night at his home in the Kenwood neighborhood. The last time President Obama saw his Kenwood home was in May 2013, when he was in town raising funds for congressional democrats.

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