Emotional Pres. Obama tears up addressing campaign staff (video)

A touching video of President Obama thanking about 800 of his campaign staff yesterday. In the middle of the speech, at about 3:25, his voice starts to crack, and tears start rolling down his cheeks. After the speech he hugged and shook hands with all 800 staffers.

Here are a few screen shots, then the full video below:

Obama tears up addressing campaign staff in Chicago

President Obama tears up addressing campaign staff yesterday.


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