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Clinton addresses DNC, praises Obama in speech

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CHARLOTTE (WKOW) -- Former President Bill Clinton headlined day two of the Democratic National Convention with a speech praising President Barack Obama.

In his address, Clinton said the President is committed to partnership, not partisanship. He said it shows in that Obama named Republicans and even Democrats who ran against him to secretarial positions in his administration. He went on to say Obama's policies have helped the economy improve.

"We inherited a deeply damaged economy. He put a floor under the crash. He began the long, hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for a modern, more well-balanced economy that will produce millions of good new jobs, vibrant new businesses and lots of new wealth and innovators," Clinton said.

Clinton did turn his attention to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying the former Massachusetts governor favors a "winner-take-all society" and President Obama and Vice President Biden favor a "we're-all-in-this-together society." President Obama joined Clinton on stage at the end of his speech.

Obama and Biden will accept the party's nomination for re-election Thursday. Weather concerns have forced the Democrats to move the activities inside from the original venue.

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