President Barack Obama used the final night of the Democratic National Convention to draw a sharp contrast between his opponents’ campaign promises and his record in office.
“I’m asking you to rally around a set of goals for your country,” Obama said. He then talked about changes that would affect American manufacturing, energy, education, national security, and the national deficit.
Click on the video bar below to hear more excerpts from the president’s speech, along with Vice President Joe Biden’s. Our special "Capital Tonight" convention wrap-up show also includes expert commentary from Texas Tribune editor Emily Ramshaw.