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Obama Quotes Obama In State of the Union Address

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During his State of the Union address, Obama recalled his glorious 2004 speech in Boston at the Democratic National Convention that nominated Sen. John Kerry for president.

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“You know, just over a decade ago, I gave a speech in Boston where I said there wasn’t a liberal America, or a conservative America; a black America or a white America — but a United States of America,” he said recalling his background as a young man coming from Hawaii to a political career in Chicago.

Asserting that the critics are still wrong, Obama held fast to his original vision.

“I still believe that we are one people. I still believe that together, we can do great things, even when the odds are long,” he said. “I believe this because over and over in my six years in office, I have seen America at its best.”


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