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Mitt Romney formally accepted his party's nomination to be the next US president.
During his keynote speech at the Republican convention in Tampa, Florida, he said:
"If I am elected President of these United States, I will work with all my energy and soul to restore that America, to lift our eyes to a better future. That future is our destiny. That future is out there. It is waiting for us.
Our children deserve it, our nation depends upon it, the peace and freedom of the world require it. And with your help we will deliver it. Let us begin that future together tonight."
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he will "restore America" if he is elected president. He said:
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said he will restore America to its former glory, to a place where Americans can feel hopeful that their children's future will be brighter than theirs. He said:
Mitt Romney said to delegates at the Republican convention:
"I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed. But his promises gave way to disappointment and division.
This isn't something we have to accept. Now is the moment when we CAN do something. With your help we will do something.
Now is the moment when we can stand up and say, "I'm an American. I make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better. My country deserves better!
So here we stand. Americans have a choice. A decision."
Mitt Romney has officially accepted his party's nomination to be the next president of the United States of America.
Senator Marco Rubio warmed up delegates at the Republican convention by talking about American exceptionalism. He said:
"America is special because dreams that cannot come true anywhere else come true here"
America is the story of everyday people who did extraordinary thing. To make sure America is still a place where tomorrow is always better than yesterday"
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