In 2012, there is no excuse for anyone to not go out and vote. Not just because it’s a right that you should exercise but because how else will the right people be put into power. Also, in 2012, there is no reason to not stay informed on all of the candidates. Democrats from across the nation are gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina to support their incumbent Barack Obama. Videos inside.

You can watch an enhanced live feed of the Democratic National Convention at barackobama.com/convention. And many recordings of speakers and more live videos at demconvention.com/live.

Below is the first lady, Michelle Obama, giving a speech at the DNC in support for her husband and the President, Barack Obama. Michelle talks about the American spirit she witnessed across the country over the past four years. She also talks about the difficulties she has witnessed of being the president and the decisions made over the past four years.