Obama tears up when thanking campaign staff

"I'm really proud of all of you," Obama said

By Jillian Rayfield
November 9, 2012 6:58PM (UTC)
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President Obama got very emotional when thanking his campaign staff on Wednesday. "Even before last night's results," he said, "I felt that the work that I had done in running for office had come full circle. Because what you guys have done means that the work that I'm doing is important. And I'm really proud of that. I'm really proud of all of you."



And here's the full speech:

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Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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