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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

President Obama Needs You To Stay Fired Up!

At Least Through November 2nd

Speaking at the Generation 44 kickoff off summit on September 30th at Constitution Hall.

President Obama is calling on the same generation of today's young people who helped him get elected in 2008 to help the Democratic party remain at the helm.

President Obama told the Gen44-ers, "You proved that the power of everyday people going door to door, neighbor to neighbor, friend to friend, using networks, using the Internet -- that that was stronger than the forces of the status quo. And every single one of you is a shareholder in that mission to rebuild our country and reclaim our future."

With the mid-term elections coming up November 2nd, the convention was the perfect time to rally the youth's support, as he told them, "So I’m back here today just in case you’ve forgotten what that feels like, to change the country. Because on November 2nd, we face another test -- and the stakes could not be higher."

Watch highlights of President Obama's speech below.

Generation 44 is the newest program at the Democratic National Convention created to cultivate and empower a rising generation of leaders for the Democratic Party.  The program speaks to those 40 years old and under.  It is assisted by President Obama's former campaign manager, David Plouffe.

You can see the entire coverage, including the concert with B.o.B. here.

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