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(Chicago Sun Times) — President Obama switched it on Thursday night, framing the terms of his bid for a second term to a hometown Chicago crowd, pandering only a little when he pulled on a Bulls cap at the end of his speech at Navy Pier, the event designed to jazz up the grass-and net-roots younger crowd. He dusted off “Yes we can,” to conclude, the anthem of 2008.  At Navy Pier — where the cheapest ticket was $100 — and at MK Restaurant — with a $35,800-per-person tab — Obama laid out the foundational arguments to re-create for the 2012 vote the 2008 campaign — akin to a movement — born with the slogans “Hope” and “Change.”  ‘There is “unfinished business,” Obama said. The “vision hasn’t changed. What we care about hasn’t changed. Our commitments should not have changed. And so this campaign is not my campaign; this is your campaign. And the question is do we finish the job. I’m prepared to finish the job. I hope you are, too.”

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