Still image from video released on June 9, 2016 in which Barack Obama endorses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton,
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Obama officially endorses Clinton for president

President Obama has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party presidential nominee.

His endorsement came after meeting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders who has been battling Mrs Clinton for the nomination.

Speaking in a video tweeted by Mrs Clinton, Mr Obama said she may be the most qualified person "ever" for the role of president.

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