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2012 US elections

Pres Obama tells rally at Univ of Iowa that Dems had an "outstanding" convention: Says Michelle was "amazing," Biden was "all fired up."

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Democratic National Convention 2012

A new record political moment on Twitter: @barackobama drives 52,757 Tweets per minute. Over 9 million Tweets sent about #DNC2012.

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Photo: President Obama and his family on stage at the DNC - @HuffPostPol

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Obama: I never said this journey would be easy, and I won't promise that now. Yes, our path is harder, but it leads to a better place - live

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Obama: If you give up on the idea that your voice can make a difference, then other voices will fill the void - live video

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Obama: We don't think government can solve all our problems. But we don't think that government is the source of all our problems - any more than are welfare recipients, or corporations, or unions, or immigrants, or gays, or any other group we're told to blame for our troubles - live video

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Romney campaign manager: Americans will hold President Obama accountable for his record - they know they're not better off and that it's time to change direction - statement via @NBCNews

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Obama: A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead - live video

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Obama: Help us work with colleges and universities to cut in half the growth of tuition costs over the next 10 years - live video

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Obama: Climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke - live video

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Obama: We can create a million new manufacturing jobs in the next 4 years - live video

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Obama: Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met ... I'm asking you to choose that future - live video

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Obama to DNC: Madam Chairwoman, delegates, I accept your nomination for President of the United States - live video

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Democratic National Convention 2012

After brief standoff, hundreds of Occupy protesters were stopped by police from marching to the gates of DNC - @AJELive

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Biden: America's best days are ahead of us, and, yes, we are on our way - live video

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Democratic National Convention 2012

Biden: You never quit on America. And you deserve a President who will never quit on you - live video

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Biden: We can now proudly say, Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive - live video

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Biden: The Bain way may bring your firm the highest profit. But it's not the way to lead your country from its highest office - live video

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Biden: We're on a mission to move this nation forward - from doubt and downturn, to promise and prosperity - live video

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Vice President Joe Biden: Beau, I want to thank you for placing my name in nomination to be Vice President of the United States. I accept - live video

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