Election 2012 November 9, 2012: Tearful President Barack Obama Thanks Staff for History-Making Campaign During Chicago speech

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Tearful Obama Credits Staff for History-Making Campaign

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-9-12

Associated Press – In this still image from a BarackObama.com campaign video, President Barack Obama wipes away tears as he thanks members of his campaign staff and volunteers in Chicago, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The short speech came a day after he won re-election. The president talks about his work as a community organizer in Chicago and tells staffers and volunteers that they will do “amazing things” in their lives

The morning after he won re-election, an emotional President Barack Obama credited his youthful staff of several hundred with running a campaign that will “go on in the annals of history.”

“What you guys have accomplished will go on in the annals of history and they will read about it and they’ll marvel about it,” Obama told his team Wednesday morning inside the Chicago campaign headquarters, tears streaming down his face.

“The most important thing you need to know is that your journey’s just beginning. You’re just starting. And whatever good we do over the next four years will pale in comparison to whatever you guys end up accomplishing in the years and years to come,” he said….READ MORE

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Campaign Headlines October 21, 2012: Mitt Romney Ignores Questions on Iran, Debates and Polls During Break for Staff, Press Football Game

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Breaking for Staff, Press Football Game, Mitt Romney Ignores Questions on Iran, Debates and Polls

Source: ABC News Radio, 10-21-12

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Mitt Romney stopped by a football game between members of his staff and the press this afternoon, declining to take questions on Iran, the debate or polls, during a rare break from debate prep.

“Let’s see, look at the captain,” said Romney, walking onto the beach across the street from the Delray Beach, Florida hotel where he’s spent time preparing for Monday evening’s debate. Romney and his wife Ann spent the morning at church, but shortly after returning, the Republican nominee opted to pop by the game….READ MORE

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