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Mellody Hobson

Obama Foundation reports $13M in donations in 2016

Tax documents show the foundation that'll construct and oversee the Obama Presidential Center received around $13 million in contributions last year.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports ( ) the Obama Foundation released a tax return Monday. Several $1 million donations were made, including from the George Lucas Family Foundation. The "Star Wars" creator is married to Mellody Hobson, who is president of Chicago-based Ariel Investments.

Former President Barack Obama's library and presidential center is expected to be built in four years. The former president has said he hopes it'll be a place to focus on youth leadership and community...