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below, from the Democratic National Committee on President Obama's rally Saturday in Chicago....


Public Logistics Information for Chicago "Moving America Forward" Rally with President Obama

Chicago rally is one of four events happening around the country
as part of final get-out-the-vote push this weekend

CHICAGO - With a "Moving America Forward" rally with President Obama set for this Saturday in Chicago, following is logistical information for members of the public planning to attend the event at Midway Plaisance Park ("The Midway"), 1130 Midway Plaisance North, Chicago, IL 60637. Doors will open at 4:30PM.

** Please note that credentialed media will be notified of separate logistical information.**

Woodlawn Avenue and 59th Street AND Woodlawn Avenue and 60th Street

Use of public transportation is strongly encouraged. The 59th Street Metro stop, the L stop at 63rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, and the bus routes along either 60th Street or S Ellis Avenue are the closest mass transit options. Restricted on-street parking may be available in the general vicinity of the site--car-pooling is recommended.

Dorchester Avenue and 59th Street
** ADA entrance open until 5:30PM only **

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is encouraged. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to RSVP should visit:

For security reasons, please avoid bringing bags to the rally if at all possible--participants should expect airport-like security. No signs, banners, or laptops are permitted.

The Chicago rally will be the ninth in a series of "Moving America Forward" events with the President. The President has held events in Madison, WI, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Columbus, OH, Los Angeles, CA, and Las Vegas, NV. As part of "get-out-the-vote" efforts this coming weekend, President Obama will also attend events in Philadelphia, PA and Bridgeport, CT on October 30 and in Cleveland, OH on October 31.


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get out,vote for president obama,dems. god bless you

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