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Chicago will not be getting an Olympics related boost.
Despite president Obama's personal pitch the windy city was blown out of the competition.
In the very first round of voting before eventual winner Rio de Janeiro was selected.
White House correspondent Wendell Goler reports from -- opening.
In the end the president said it was worth -- try you can play a great game.
And still not win but critics ask was it worth the more than 900000.
Dollars across -- fly Air Force One fourteen hours roundtrip.
To make a seventy minute push for Chicago's Olympic bid former Bush Administration speech writer -- -- was bitter.
The demeans the office John for the president to be reduced to defect to the Billy Mays pitched bad.
For the United States but all the final or national leaders -- presentations for their cities.
President Obama -- to trade on his international appeal and he pushed to reintegrate the United States into the world.
There is nothing I would like more.
The step just a few blocks from my -- home.
What Michelle and our two girls.
And welcome the world back into our neighborhood.
US officials argued Chicago had more to offer -- on the first ballot only eighteen of the -- -- -- delegates agreed.
Former Olympic Committee had Juan Antonio summarized kept Madrid at the rotting until the final round with a highly personal appeal.
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And the I'm all my time.
-- him as you know.
189 years old.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva argued the game should go where they never have been before it was by -- -- among the countries that today compete to host the games we are the only one that has never had -- -- for the others it will be just one more games.
The other -- It.
Real one in the -- was second was not a surprise the White House officials.
The IOC as they said has its own politics that transcend these things.
And we simply couldn't overcome them.
David Axelrod says the president's critics would -- attacked in mid mr.
Obama hadn't come here in Chicago lost his bid.
-- not turned his attention back to the health care debate he said just a few weeks ago was to pressing for him to come here to Copenhagen.
-- the price of failure is a lot higher than it was today.
Wendell Goler live in Denmark Wendell thank.
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