President Obama cries during thank you speech to staff

  • 9 November 2012

President Barack Obama got all emotional when thanking the people who'd helped him run his campaign for president.

The teary talk at his campaign headquarters in Chicago was caught on video and posted online.

In his speech, which lasted over five minutes, the president said he was really proud of everyone's efforts.

President Obama won the US presidential election after beating his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, on Tuesday.