President Barack Obama on Jan. 18 speaks during his final presidential news conference in Washington. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner declared Obama’s birthday on Aug. 4 a day to commemorate the 44th president, but not a day off with pay for state workers.
President Barack Obama on Jan. 18 speaks during his final presidential news conference in Washington. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner declared Obama’s birthday on Aug. 4 a day to commemorate the 44th president, but not a day off with pay for state workers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
President Barack Obama on Jan. 18 speaks during his final presidential news conference in Washington. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner declared Obama’s birthday on Aug. 4 a day to commemorate the 44th president, but not a day off with pay for state workers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

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