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President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite | Associated Press

Road to recovery: Obama says path will be hard, but challenge ‘can be met’

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By DAVID ESPO, Associated Press Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation’s stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, “Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met.”


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