In Copenhagen, First Lady Michelle Obama Campaigns for Chicago’s 2016 Olympic Bid

Sep 30, 2009 9:03pm

ABC News’ Yunji de Nies reports: Copenhagen – From the moment her feet touched the ground here in Denmark, first lady Michelle Obama was in campaign mode, lending her clout to Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games. The first lady is here to try and sway members of the International Olympic Committee before Friday’s vote. Today she likened them to the caucus goers who gave her husband his first campaign win in 2008. "Barack and I have looked at this — this is like a campaign. Just like Iowa," she said. "The international community may not understand that, but Iowa is like a caucus, and you can't take any vote for granted. Nobody makes the decision until they're sitting there." Our World News report:   And you can read more here.

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