I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.

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If you're looking for the safe choice you shouldn't be supporting a black guy named Barack Obama to

If you're looking for the safe choice, you shouldn't be supporting a black guy named Barack Obama to be the next leader of the free world.

Americans still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their le

Americans still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do.

If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and

If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.

What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high people wh

What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high, people who have jobs see their incomes go up, businesses make big profits. But they're learned to do more with less and so they don't hire.

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