In a quick dash of salesmanship, President Barack Obama is in the Danish capital, putting his personal powers of persuasion on the line to boost Chicago’s Olympics bid. The president arrived in Copenhagen on Friday morning for a whirlwind trip of less than five hours, with Chicago-backers hoping that would be sufficient to give Obama’s adopted home town the advantage it needed to win the…

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In Copenhagen, Obama makes pitch for Olympics (AP via Yahoo! Sports)