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Transcript And Analysis: President Obama Addresses The Nation In Farewell Speech

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President Obama gave his farewell address to the nation Tuesday night from Chicago.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech. Portions of the transcript below with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.

This article was originally published on January 10, 2017.

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