“We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone. [...] As citizens, we understand that America is not about what can be done for us. It’s about what can be done by us, together, through the hard and frustrating but necessary work of self-government. That’s what we believe.”
President Obama commenting on working together as he accepted the Democratic nomination for president.
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President Barack Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Sept. 6, 2012.