Photo Gallery: The Hour of Barack Obama
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Photo Gallery: The Hour of Barack Obama

Obama's Convention Speech The Preacher Turns Pragmatist

Times have changed. In the speech he delivered at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, US President Barack Obama replaced lofty rhetoric with sober, hard-nosed pragmatism. He said Americans have a choice between two futures for their country. Will that message be enough to help him beat Romney?