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Obama to mark birthday with Chicago fund-raiser

President Barack Obamstops Skyline Chili Cincinnati Monday July 16 2012. Obamis spending day campaigning Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Barack Obama stops at Skyline Chili in Cincinnati, Monday, July 16, 2012. Obama is spending the day campaigning in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Updated: July 16, 2012 12:52PM



President Barack Obama will mark his 51st birthday next month with “a little celebration” at his Chicago home.

First lady Michelle Obama says in a fund-raising email to supporters that the campaign is planning a fund-raiser at their house in Kenwood — and small contributors can win a chance to get on the guest list.

Supporters who give $3 or more to the re-election campaign automatically will be entered into the contest to join Obama at the fund-raiser.

Mrs. Obama says her husband’s birthday will be “one of the last opportunities he’ll get for a little downtime before the final weeks of the election.”

Obama’s birthday is Aug. 4.



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