Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Michelle Obama: 'Barack knows your struggle'

US First Lady Michelle Obama has made an impassioned speech backing her husband, President Barack Obama, for another four-year White House term.

Closing the first night of the Democratic convention, Mrs Obama spoke of the couple's shared background in struggling families.

She also noted the "extraordinary privilege" of serving as first lady.

President Obama will formally accept the nomination on Thursday, and face Republican Mitt Romney in November.

A recent opinion poll shows Mr Obama maintains a thin lead over Mr Romney. Read More