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US Pres. Barack Obama Tears Up Thanking Campaign Volunteers

“Listen up, people … “

President/President-Elect Barack Obama came to the end of a tough re-election road on Tuesday night. He’s won another four years in the White House but if pockets like University of Mississippi‘s recent protest are any indication, it’s not going to be an easy stint. Still, Obama thanked the campaign staff of volunteers and workers who put him back in the Washington this week and got misty eyed talking about how proud he was that the young people in that room would become the Bobby Kennedy-described “ripples of hope.”

Watch President Obama tear up during his speech below:

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