Obama to campaign team: 'I'm really proud of all of you'
President Barack Obama shed a tear as he thanked his campaign team at the Chicago headquarters after his Tuesday night victory. We're taking a closer look at this interesting story from the Current community. Check it out and add your two cents:
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Before returning to the White House, President Obama stopped by his campaign headquarters to thank his staff. The president teared up as he expressed his gratitude for their support and dedication to the reelection effort.
"So when I come here and I look at all of you, what comes to mind is, it's not that you guys remind me of myself, it's the fact that you are so much better than I was in so many ways. You're smarter, you're so better organized, you're more effective," Obama said, praising his campaign staff."
"I'm really proud of all of you," Obama said. "What you guys accomplished will go on in the annals of history."
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The community responded to the president's address:
Mark701: "Obama's comments were not about him but the people who helped him get where he is. In short, he clearly recognized how critical these people were in getting him reelected. His remarks were those of a man who feels happy but also humbled by the effort people put forward to get him reelected."
Plue: "This was touching. I am proud to have this man as my President."
nanac: "That's why I supports my president. I know that he cares about we the people!"
northernexpat: "I think he is more emotional this time around then he was the first time he was elected. I also think that he realizes how important this election is to the people, especially the middle class. I am so proud to call him my President."
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