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Read the full speech: Barack Obama's remarks to the 2020 Democratic National Convention

In an emotional address, Obama offered a harsh assessment of successor's character and policies.
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Former President Barack Obama addressed the virtual Democratic National Convention live from Philadelphia, where he made case for Joe Biden, his former vice president, and attacked the current president as an existential threat to democracy in America.

Here are Obama's full remarks as provided by the DNC as prepared for delivery.