Obama: “A Defining Moment in Our History”

Mark Halperin/Karen Avrich

Tour de force new stump speech delivered — using TelePrompter — to Des Moines crowd and media bigfeet galore.


“The real gamble in this election is playing the same Washington game with the same Washington players and expecting a different result. And that’s a risk we can’t take. Not this year. Not when the stakes are this high.”


Read full text of best-written speech of the campaign here. Watch video clip above.


Clinton response here.

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