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Obama asks US voters to 'carry' Clinton to White House, defeat Trump

Mr Obama and Mrs Clinton were rivals in the hard-fought 2008 campaign for the Democratic nomination. After winning that election, Mr Obama appointed Mrs Clinton as his secretary of state.


PRESIDENT Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton's bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention.

He urged Democrats to enable Mrs