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Hancock Building
REDEYE: Cusack gives John Kerry a helping hand

Chicago actor John Cusack popped into a breakfast meeting of the Illinois delegation to show his support for John Kerry. He was almost immediately under siege from reporters, including yours truly, who wedged in a couple of questions. Cusack says his voting address is his Chicago home near the Hancock Building. For his early call, he had shades perched on his head and wore a plain gray T-shirt, olive cargo pants with a small coffee thermos in one pocket, a Boston Globe and a blue bandanna in another. Some excerpts from the group grope: What are you doing here? Chicago's my hometown. I gotta show up here. ... I'm very interested in Barack Obama ... looking forward to meeting him...