There’s this AP story before Obama heads to Miami, FL, a state rich with Hispanic voters: “With his immigration overhaul stalled, President Obama is enlisting an array of voices, including Latino entertainment and media stars, to help jump-start legislation and reassure crucial but restless Hispanic voters that he has not abandoned his campaign pledge to change the law.”
Obama also heads to Cape Canaveral, FL, where he’ll watch the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor with astronaut Mark Kelly on board, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who’s also expected to be there. “One person who will be watching Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' shuttle launch appearance on Friday is the doctor who declared her alive when the world, even her loved ones, thought she was dead,” the New York Daily News writes.
A Quinnipiac poll shows President Obama struggling in Pennsylvania. He’s in a statistical tie with generic Republican and 52% say he doesn’t deserve to be reelected.
The Hill writes, “Pessimism over the nation’s economy is hampering President Obama’s efforts to build momentum for his reelection campaign.”
Some news outlets tracked down the widow of the doctor who delivered Barack Obama in Hawaii