2016 bid was subject of Sunday talk shows

October 4, 2009 (CHICAGO)

Mayor Daley and members of the bid team returned to Chicago Saturday. The mayor said he was disappointed with the loss but wouldn't second- guess the effort.

However, there is a debate about whether President Obama should have gone to Copenhagen, and whether he was hurt politically by the fourth place showing.

"It's never a mistake for the president of the United States to fight and compete on behalf of our country, and that's what he did. He would do it again in a nano-second," said Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

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