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Fired up for the future

August 29, 2008

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BARACK OBAMA and his team have run a notably disciplined, strategic primary campaign. They know that the task for the Democratic convention here was to introduce a candidate who is not just youthful and inspiring but ready to lead. Obama was ready to pick up that challenge last night. "I will restore our moral standing," the prepared text of his speech declared, "so that America is once more the last, best hope for all who are called to the cause of freedom, who long for lives of peace, and who yearn for a better future." (Full article: 276 words)

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