Obama’s 2004 DNC Convention speech

LINK: Sen. Obama’s speech at the 2004 DNC Convention, July 2004, Boston, MA


In 2004, Obama was a little-known state legislator from Illinois running for the Senate.  The keynote address at Democratic Party conventions traditionally had been reserved for new faces who were considered “up-and-comers” by convention organizers.  Having spent some time on the stump with Obama, Senator John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, chose him to be the keynote speaker.  This speech thrust Obama onto the national stage, and, almost overnight turned him into a political superstar.

Published on April 23, 2010 at 2:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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