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President Obama Urges Citizens to Fight the 'Challenges to Our Democracy' in Farewell Speech

January 11, 2017 3:15 AM
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President Obama Urges Citizens to Fight the 'Challenges to Our Democracy' in Farewell Speech

President Barack Obama called on Americans to unify in the face of what he characterized as "challenges to our democracy" in a sweeping farewell speech Tuesday night that served more as a call to action for the nation's future than a recollection of successes past.

Speaking to a hometown audience estimated at nearly 20,000 people, Obama struggled to quiet a roaring crowd as he opened the speech by recounting how his political path began in Chicago.

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