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Obama agenda: Back to New Hampshire

Per the AP, “President Barack Obama is turning his political sights on New Hampshire, the small but strategically important general election battleground where his campaign hopes to shore up voter support… Obama is expected to promote his efforts to boost domestic energy production in a speech Thursday in Nashua, N.H. The trip marks the president’s second visit to the state in about three months. Vice President Joe Biden has been a frequent visitor to New Hampshire, and first lady Michelle Obama held a conference call with campaign volunteers in the state Wednesday.”

“President Obama is increasingly playing up his working-class roots in a bid to appeal to blue-collar voters, particularly in the swing-state-heavy Midwest,” The Hill writes. “Republicans say the casting call is a stretch for the Harvard-educated Obama, who was once a community organizer but is now a best-selling author and millionaire squarely in the ‘1 percent’ category, a point he frequently acknowledges.”

In fact, Because of Obama’s delay of approval of the Keystone Pipeline project, Sen. Orrin Hatch said this on the floor about the president of the United States, per The Hill: "President Obama has traded in the hard hat and lunch bucket category of the Democratic Party for the hipster fedora and a double skim latte. The president is putting the preferred lifestyle policies of wealthy urbanites ahead of the needs of blue-collar and union workers and middle-class Americans.” (So, just asking, but Hatch knows what a “double-skim latte” is?)