First lady Michelle Obama offered a personal perspective on why her husband should be re-elected, telling the Democratic convention that the same values she fell in love with guide him each day in the White House.
"In the end, for Barack, these issues aren't political -- they're personal," Mrs. Obama said in the final speech of the opening night. "Barack knows the American Dream because he's lived it, and he wants everyone, everyone in this country to have the same opportunity."
Former President Bill Clinton headlines Wednesday night with a speech formally nominating President Barack Obama, and Obama concludes the convention with his acceptance speech on Thursday.
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