On Thursday, the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., President Obama accepted his party's nomination for a second term. His highly anticipated speech received mixed reviews, with some arguing that he failed to articulate a clear vision for another four years. Still, the convention was largely a success, with the party faithful showing a surge of enthusiasm for their candidate.
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