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    President Obama got emotional thanking his family during his farewell Tuesday evening. He especially teared up thanking his wife Michelle for taking on a role she didn't ask for, with "grace and grit." Vice President Joe Biden might have received a roaring applause from the Chicago crowd when Obama thanked him.

President Obama got emotional thanking his family during his farewell Tuesday evening. He especially teared up thanking his wife Michelle for taking on a role she didn't ask for, with "grace and grit." Vice President Joe Biden might have received a roaring applause from the Chicago crowd when Obama thanked him. The White House
President Obama got emotional thanking his family during his farewell Tuesday evening. He especially teared up thanking his wife Michelle for taking on a role she didn't ask for, with "grace and grit." Vice President Joe Biden might have received a roaring applause from the Chicago crowd when Obama thanked him. The White House
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Regrets, they have a few: Obama’s Sacramento supporters on his farewell

January 11, 2017 04:00 AM

UPDATED January 11, 2017 02:13 PM

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