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President Obama is visiting Chicago today for fundraising and re-election events. His visit is overshadowed by the resignation of William Daley, a member of one of the city's most well-known political families.
CHICAGO, IL (Catholic Online) - William Daley resigned as Obama's White House Chief of Staff on Monday. The explanation for his sudden departure has left the public speculating.
Meanwhile, the White House announced that Daley would be involved in Obama's reelection campaign efforts in Chicago, suggesting that the departure was amicable and part of a larger plan.
Obama is visiting the University of Illinois-Chicago and two private fundraisers during his visit.
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2013
General Intention: The Faith of Christians. That in this Year of Faith Christians may deepen their knowledge of the mystery of Christ and witness joyfully to the gift of faith in him.
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