"President Barack Obama is turning from million-dollar fundraisers on the West Coast to some kitchen-table politics in Ohio," the AP writes of his events today, adding that he plans to meet with a Columbus family that has benefited from his economic policies.
The Seattle Times covers Obama’s trip to Washington state yesterday. “President Obama used his quick swing through Seattle on Tuesday to talk about efforts to boost small businesses -- and to raise an expected $1.3 million for U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and the Democratic Party.”
Local affiliate KOMO on the trip: “President Barack Obama on Tuesday stumped for Sen. Patty Murray on a three-day campaign swing for endangered Democrats, accusing Republicans of thwarting efforts to help small business owners by repeatedly blocking tax breaks for them.”
The Boston Globe previews the Obamas’ trip to Martha’s Vineyard: “[A]s Martha’s Vineyard prepares for the first family’s visit tomorrow -- their second summer stay here since President Obama took office -- the excitement that marked last summer’s arrival of the fresh-faced commander in chief seems to have ebbed like the tide. Obama, now a tested president burdened by war and economic upheaval, may well get the peace and quiet he has been seeking as he settles in for a 10-day stay.”
The cover the New York Daily News: “Ailing 9/11 responders slammed President Obama on Tuesday for sounding off on the Ground Zero mosque while keeping silent on a $7.2 billion health care bill. ‘Why have you failed us? We thought you would be our champion’ in pushing the legislation, John Feal wrote to Obama.”
The RNC has a new Web video depicting Democrats sliding down a yellow airplane chute away from Obama.