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The Obama inauguration planners are looking for some splashy events that will be accessible to a lot of people, a sort of Invesco Field or Grant Park-on-the-mall.Also:
80,000 or so at Invesco, 250, 000 at Grant Park, but we're talking at least a couple of million here. - Chicago Sun-Times
Chicagoans Penny Pritzker, John Rogers and William Daley will be among the Obama inauguration co-chairs, with the Presidential Inauguration Committee headquarters up and running in southwest Washington. Fund-raising calls have already started for the Jan. 20 event expected to draw millions to the city.