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Obama makes surprise visit at llinois Democratic Women lunch

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DENVER--Barack Obama paid a surprise visit on Thursday afternoon at the Illinois delegation hotel, electrifying, I am told the Illinois Democratic Women lunch. Obama promised the crowd, "I won't forget where I came from."

Obama came as Attorney General Lisa Madigan was at the podium, seemingly taking a long time to conclude her remarks. Turns out she was buying time to get Obama to the podium.

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How come he can't get Blue Dog Melissa Bean (8th) to start supporting her party?

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