Watch This: Obama: The Best Is Yet to Come

Check out video of the president's acceptance speech and a full transcript of the remarks. 

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"Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the United States of America, the best is yet to come," President Barack Obama said in his acceptance speech last night (really, early this morning).

If you missed it or want to see it again, watch the full video here or read the entire transcript at the Washington Post.

Read more at the Washington Post and Slate.

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