Kerry Delivers Forceful Challenge to Bush

Listen: Hear Kerry's Speech in Full

Sen. John Kerry officially becomes the Democratic presidential nominee.

hide captionSen. John Kerry officially becomes the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry and running mate Sen. John Edwards

hide captionDemocratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry and running mate Sen. John Edwards react to the applause at the Democratic National Convention, July 29, 2004.

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Formally accepting the Democratic nomination, Sen. John Kerry vows to "restore trust and credibility" to the White House, promising to be a commander in chief who'll never mislead America into war. Challenging President Bush's record, Kerry pledges to work for prosperity and security, saying "America can do better." Hear NPR's Mara Liasson.

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