Bill Clinton nominates Obama as US presidential candidate

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Charlotte (North Carolina), Sept 6: After US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama gave out a moving speech on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, it was the turn of former President Bill Clinton to render his support for the first African American President of the US. He declared, "I want Barack Obama to be the next president of the United States and I proudly nominate him to the standard bearer of the Democratic Party."

In a spirited prime time speech, Clinton batting for Obama stated that he had inherited a wreck of an economy, "put a floor under the crash" and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs. The effort could boost Obama's chances and help millions of Americans decide on the deserving candidate.

Offering support to Obama, Clinton mentioned the shaky economy and concerns associated with it and added that the circumstances are improving "and if you'll renew the president's contract you will feel it."

Spelling out his official nomination in support of Obama, Clinton offered his support in a packed convention hall filled with Democrat supporters. He stated, "I want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside but who burns for America on the inside."

Clinton stressed that Obama deserves a second chance and is capable to drive the country from economic disaster to a shared prosperity he strives to create. Expressing confidence on Obama's abilities, Clinton added that Obama has begun travel on the long road of recovery and has laid the foundation for a stronger economy.

Clinton also stated that the Americans can choose between a winner-take-all society supported by Republicans and a Democratic vision of shared responsibility and prosperity.

In another zestful comment, Clinton also added, "After last night, I want a man who had the good sense to marry Michelle Obama." He was commenting on the Michelle's rousing speech on Wednesday that was lauded and much appreciated by all. 

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