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November 9th, 2012
06:19 AM ET

Obama gets emotional talking to campaign staff – Brianna Keilar reports

From CNN's Political Ticker:

(CNN) – Video of President Barack Obama's visit Wednesday to his campaign headquarters in Chicago shows the newly re-elected commander in chief becoming emotional while heralding the hard work of his young staffers.

"I am absolutely confident that all of you are going to do amazing things in your lives," Obama says in the video, which was posted on his campaign's official Youtube page Thursday.

In his brief speech to the young crowd, Obama drew parallels to the work his team had just finished and the community organizing post he took up when he first moved to the Windy City at 25, saying his campaign team was "so much better than I was" at accomplishing their goals.

Toward the end of his five-minute-long remarks, Obama got choked up telling the staffers how proud he was of their hard work. The show of emotion – extremely rare for Obama – was met with loud applause.

This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Brianna Keilar shares the video.

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