Obama Hitting The Campaign Trail
President Obama will be spending the next two days on the mid-term campaign trail, for an election year in which the Democrats are expected to lose a significant number of seats. Obama will be making stops in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, all states that have important races this year.
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will greet members of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform at 9:30 a.m. ET, and deliver remarks at 9:45 a.m. ET on the importance of forging bipartisan consensus around recommendations to improve the country's fiscal health. Obama will depart the White House at 10:05 a.m. Et, and depart from Andrews Air Force Base at 10:20 a.m. ET. He will arrive at 12:30 p.m. ET in Quincy, Illinois. At 1:30 p.m. ET, he will tour the Siemens Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Plant in Fort Madison, Iowa. At 2:10 p.m. ET, he will deliver remarks on how to grow the economy. At 3 p.m. ET, he will tour a local business in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. At 5:35 p.m. ET, he will hold a town hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, Iowa.