Families across America are feeling the pinch as they watch debts mount, bills pile up and savings disappear.

-Barack Obama
Barack Obama

We believed we could prepare our kids for a more competitive world. And today, our younger students have earned the highest math and reading scores on record. Our high school graduation rate has hit an all-time high. And more Americans finish college than ever before.

Barack Obama
The changes in thinking about same-sex marriage have come slowly at first and then in rapid course. If such change is possible in this area, is it also possible in the vexed and sordid realm of race relations?
Barack Obama

So long as I'm Commander-in-Chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. When you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you've served us - because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job, or a roof over their head, or the care that they need when they come home.

Barack Obama
There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America.
Barack Obama

Justice needs to be served, what I think people of Baltimore want more than anything else is the truth. That's what people around the country expect.

Barack Obama
I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to. It belongs to you. It belongs to you. I was never the likeliest candidate for this office. We didn't start with much money or many endorsements. Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines and the living rooms of Concord and the front porches of Charleston. It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.
Barack Obama

I don't take a dime of their [lobbyist] money, and when I am president, they won't find a job in my White House.

Barack Obama
I think same sex couples should be able to get married. Barack Obam
Barack Obama

I'm going to tell the American people what I believe will make this country great.

Barack Obama
As we speak, Iran has rolled back its nuclear program, shipped out its uranium stockpile, and the world has avoided another war.