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Obama Returns To Public Stage, Encouraging Next Generation To 'Take Up The Baton'

The former president didn't directly address the turmoil surrounding his successor, but he did bemoan the political divisions that continue to plague the country.
Former President Barack Obama hosts a conversation on civic engagement and community organizing on Monday at the University of Chicago. Source: Scott Olson

Former President Barack Obama on Monday gave his first public address since leaving office, moderating a panel with young people on community engagement while dancing around the turmoil surrounding his White House successor.

"So, uh, what's been going on

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