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Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library
Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library

President Obama's approval rating may be upside down in some polls, but it hasn't lessened the crowded field of contenders vying for his presidential library. Proposals on where to put the library are due today, according to the Barack Obama Foundation, the group that will collect funds and help weigh the options -- though the final decision will depend on the Obamas. The proposals will be treated as confidential, with no details revealed by the foundation, which on Tuesday will announce the number of proposals it received. Proposals are expected from Hawaii, where Obama was born, to Columbia University, which Obama attended. But the largest number is expected from Chicago,...

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