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This day in Obama history: Announced for president on Feb. 10, 2007

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obama announcement 2007.JPGThen Sen. Barack Obama and wife Michelle in Springfield, Ill. Feb. 10, 2007, at the official launch of his presidential campaign (photo by Lynn Sweet)

WASHINGTON--Four years ago today--on a freezing Feb. 10, 2007--then Sen. Barack Obama, stood on the steps of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. to officially kick off his campaign for president. Text of Obama's announcement speech is here.

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