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Obama casts early ballot in Chicago

Obama casts early ballot in Chicago

President Barack Obama today returned to the South Side and cast an early vote near his Kenwood home.

While at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Bronzeville, Obama bantered with the election judge when he presented his ID.

"Now ignore the fact that there's no gray hair on that picture," the Democratic president told the elections official. He added: "I'm just glad I renewed my driver's license."

Obama then made a pitch for early voting that was clearly aimed at voters in states where the outcome will be tighter than in his home state.

“For all of you who have not yet early voted, I just want everybody to see what an incredibly...