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(WXIA) -- President Obama welled up with emotion while thanking his campagin staff Thursday.
The Commander-in-Chief teared up telling the group that "even before last night's results, he felt the work that he had done had come full circle."
He compared the workers to "ripples of hope" and went on to say what they had done will go down in history.
After the group gave President Obama a round of applause, he told them that he knew the they "would not disappoint him because he had already seen what they could do."