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A 29-year-old staffer at President Barack Obama’s downtown Chicago campaign headquarters collapsed there Friday and later died. Alex Okrent worked with Obama’s political team since 2004. The president called Okrent’s family to offer his condolences. Obama later consoled campaign staffers in a conference call Friday afternoon.
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A report by Lynn Sweet, www.suntimes.com