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Obama’s uphill re-election bid

From USA Today, By Michael Medved, July 25, 2012 – Quick, now. Try to name big segments of the electorate, or even prominent individuals, who opposed Barack Obama in 2008 but have joined his campaign for re-election. Difficulty in answering that question caused even the president, in a fleeting moment of candor, to suggest that he could easily lose the White House.

On May 10, Obama soured the mood of enthusiastic donors at a Seattle fundraiser by telling them that “this election is actually going to be even closer than the last.” In other words, he knows that he has lost supporters, rather than gaining them, during his three-and-a-half years of leadership.

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