Barack Obama presents larger vision for a second term

Barack Obama urged wavering supporters not to give up on their dreams of change - or on him - as he accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president.

Daybreak's special correspondent John Stapleton reports from the convention in Charlotte, North Carolina:

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Jobs blow for Obama re-election

There was a slight blow for Barack Obama's re-election hopes as a fewer than expected 96,000 jobs were created in America last month. The US President told Americans last night that the path to economic recovery may be tough.