When I took office, our economy was on the verge of collapse, and my first priority as President was to jumpstart the recovery.
Well, over the past seven years, we haven't just pulled ourselves out of a crisis. We've rebuilt our economy on a new foundation for growth that helps folks get ahead, and doesn't only benefit the folks at the top. Our businesses, over the past 73 months, have created more than 14 million new jobs. This is what progress looks like:
I'm so proud of how far we've come, but there will always be more work to do.
Now you won't find my name on the ballot in November, but all of our progress will be -- from transformations we've made to our health care system to the steps we've taken to curb climate change to the better lives we've carved out for Dreamers. We've got to elect leaders who will continue moving this country forward on the trajectory that we've set for it. So add your name if you're with me in making sure we get Democrats across the country the chance to fight with us and for us in elected office: