Obama urges Americans to get involved to foster future change

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In a farewell address from his adopted home town of Chicago, President Barack Obama called on Americans of all stripes to remain engaged in the political process, arguing it’s the best way to embrace the constant change that he says “has been America’s hallmark.”

“I leave this stage tonight even more optimistic about this country than I was when we started,” the President said to a crowd of 18,000 people, gathered at the McCormick Place convention center.

“I know our work has not only helped so many Americans; it has inspired so many Americans ��� especially so many young people [More]