President Barack Obama had a homecoming of his own when he visited the Northwestern University campus and lavished praise on all things Northwestern --the University, its innovative research and the Kellogg School of Management. The president seemed relaxed and in good humor delivering an hourlong speech surrounded by Illinois friends, political supporters and an enthusiastic audience of students, faculty and staff.

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