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Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) thanks supporters at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. (AP-Chris Carlson)

Obama: "We Are Better Than These Last Eight Years"

DENVER - In front of more than 80,000 people at Invesco Field, Barack Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination | Obama's Remarks

Interviews >

David Plouffe

VIDEO | Sen. Obama's campaign manager speaks to The Washington Post about the imagery of the stage during Obama's speech at Invesco Field in Denver, the magnitude of the election, and not caring about national polls.

Bob Johnson

VIDEO | The founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) speaks to the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz and David Maraniss about the factor of race in Sen. Barack Obama's popularity on the Post's live show.

Leonard Downie Jr.

VIDEO | The Washington Post's executive editor speaks with Howard Kurtz and David Maraniss on why certain images in presidential campaigns resonate with voters.

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Speeches >

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), Nominee

“This moment — this election — is our chance to keep, in the 21st century, the American promise alive.”

Former VP Al Gore

“The same policies, those policies, all over again? Hey, I believe in recycling, but that’s ridiculous.”

Gov. Tim Kaine (D-Va.)

“Faith is more of words than doctrine. It is about action.”


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