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Transcript: President Obama's Democratic National Convention speech

Transcript: President Obama's Democratic National Convention speech

These are the remarks by President Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

 THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.) Thank you.  (Applause.)

AUDIENCE: Obama!  Obama!  Obama!

AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you!

THE PRESIDENT: I love you back!  (Applause.) 

Hello, America! Hello, Democrats!  (Applause.) 

So 12 years ago tonight, I addressed this convention for the very first time. (Applause.) You met my two little girls, Malia and Sasha -- now two amazing young women who just fill me with pride....

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