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Obama addresses National Service in Plymouth

Posted by aaronjmarquez on October 10, 2007

Last night, U.S. Senator Barack Obama (IL-IL) addressed expanding opportunities for Americans to serve in his stump speech and later took a question on National Service at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH.

“Not only do (members) get leadership skills and have the satisfaction of seeing their good works make a difference in people’s lives, but they get $16k to help pay for their student loans. It’s a great program, it needs to be expanded.”

See both the question and response in their entirety here:

Senator Obama signed the ServeNext Presidential Pledge to Expand National Service over Labor Day Weekend following an event in Manchester, NH.

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