President Barack Obama’s convention evolution is complete.
Eight years ago, Obama rocketed into the political spotlight with a soaring convention keynote address. Four years later, he accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination and became their standard bearer.
On Thursday, Obama took the convention stage fighting for his job.
“I recognize that times have changed since I first spoke to this convention,” Obama said. “The times have changed, and so have I.”
“I’m no longer just a candidate. I’m the president,” he said, drawing cheers from the crowd of 15,000. Read transcript of full speech here Watch the full speech below:
Also watch highlights from the DNC 2012 with Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton:
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