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>> I'm here today because this is one of those pivotal moments when everyone of us, as citizens of the United States, need to determine just who it is that we are.
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Hello, Illinois.>>
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Just what it is that we stand for?
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And as a fellow citizen,
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Not as an ex-president, but as a fellow citizen, I'm here to a deliver a simple message. And that is that you need to vote because our democracy depends on it. Now some of you may think I'm exaggerating when I say this November's elections are more important than any I can remember in my lifetime.
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And I know politicians say that all the time. I have been guilty of saying it a few times, particularly when I was on the ballot. But just a glance of recent headlines should tell you that this moment really is different. The stakes really are higher.
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The consequences of any of us sitting on the sidelines,
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Are more dire.