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....