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Video: Obama tears up talking to campaign staffers, remembering early days in Chicago

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The emotional week continues for President Obama.

At his final campaign stop, returning to where he got his start in 2008 in Des Moines, he seemed to tear up talking to a crowd of supporters. This time, his emotions came out as he talked to the staffers in his Chicago campaign office as he reminisced about his early days in Chicago as a community organizer and looked forward to future of his young staffers.

Then again, maybe he was just thinking of the impending ugliness facing him as the fiscal cliff looms.

It's not the first time Obama has become emotional on the public stage. In 2008, on the eve of election day, his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, passed away at 86. Obama teared up talking about his "quiet hero" to a campaign rally in North Carolina:

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