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Clinton calls for a united America ahead of vote

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By Euronews
Clinton calls for a united America ahead of vote

President Barack Obama joined the Clinton family and his wife at a massive party rally in Philadelphia on the eve of election day.

With hours to go before the American people decide, Hillary Clinton was rated by one of the last opinion polls of having a 90 percent chance of defeating Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House.

President Obama added his own message of support.

“We now have the chance to elect a 45th President who will build on our progress, who will finish the job, who already has the respect of leaders around the world and the people they serve. Who is smart and is steady and is tested. Some one who comes to this office as well prepared as anyone who has ever run – more than me, more than Bill… the next President of the United States, Hillary Clinton.”

In a marked move away from attacking her rival, Clinton sought to raise herself above the recent divisive and bitter fray. Instead she painted a positive picture of America.

“We chose to believe in a hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted America. An America where everyone has a place, everyone’s included, everyone has the chance of living up to their own god-given potential.”

Following the star-studded evening in Philadelphia, Clinton ended her campaign in the swing state of North Carolina.