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Obama presidential library sweepstakes: 4 proposals make final round
Obama presidential library sweepstakes: 4 proposals make final round

The battle over the Barack Obama presidential library has begun. Four bidders met the Thursday deadline to submit their proposal for the honor of hosting the library and research center. The president and first lady will make the choice among candidate locations — each of which carries significance for Obama. “We were amazed by the quality of responses to our request-for-qualifications and we are grateful to every institution that expressed interest in carrying President Obama's legacy forward,” said Martin Nesbitt, chairman of the board of the Barack Obama Foundation, which oversees the library project. “These four potential partners have come the farthest in...

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