Election 2008

In Chicago, A Rush For Obama Tickets

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Some Chicagoans will go to great lengths to get tickets to the Barack Obama event in Grant Park on election night.

On Tuesday, 1 million people are expected to descend on Chicago's Grant Park where Obama will hold an election night rally.

Ben Calhoun reports for Chicago Public Radio.



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