PHILADELPHIA — Absent of the usual verbal acrobatics that normally accompany a Barack Obama convention speech, the 44th president of the United States nevertheless perfectly christened Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee with a rousing and riveted speech.
The 45-minute monologue was the official passing of the baton as Obama prepares to close out his eight years in the Oval Office. And he worked his words in a way that the DNC hopes will help the first black president in U.S. history catapult the first woman presidential nominee into the White House.
Take a look at the speech in its entirety.
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