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Michelle Obama Says the Presidency Has Revealed Barack Obama’s Vision, Character
September 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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In the closing speech of the first night of the Democratic National Convention, first lady Michelle Obama spoke of her husband's working class roots and first-hand knowledge of the struggles that many Americans face. His motivations for re-election come from personal conviction and values, not politics, she said.
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