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Bill Clinton speech at Democratic National Convention in North Carolina (Sept 5th 2012) (Pt 4) Bill Clinton speaks at Democratic National Convention in North Carolina (Sept 5th 2012) Published on Sep 4, 2012 by RawFootageJA Michelle Obama: ‘Barack knows the American dream because he’s lived it’ Michelle Obama makes case for another term The first lady draws a dramatic line between the candidates without saying Mitt Romney’s name. Teary-eyed CHARLOTTE—First Lady Michelle Obama never once mentioned Mitt Romney’s name. But in her speech before the Democratic National Convention speech Monday night, she offered a dramatic contrast between her husband, Barack Obama, and his Republican opponent, insisting he understands the struggles of average Americans because he’s lived through those tough times, too. “Barack knows the American Dream because he’s lived it, and he wants everyone in this country to have that same opportunity, no matter who we are, or where we’re from, or what we look like, or who we love,” Michelle Obama said. “He believes that when you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.” It was a speech meant to bolster her husband’s legislative accomplishments — and it did, as the first lady touted the president’s push for health care reform, the auto industry bailout and efforts to keep down student loan interest

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