President Obama released a new TV ad Monday featuring him speaking about his vision for the future compared to that of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

Obama talks about how he would grow the economy, create middle-class jobs and pay down the debt while investing in education, energy and infrastructure.  

“Over the next four months, you have a choice to make,’’ Obama says. “Not just between two political parties, or even two people. It’s a choice between two very different plans for our country. Governor Romney’s plan would cut taxes for the folks at the very top. Roll back regulations on big banks. And he says that if we do, our economy will grow and everyone will benefit. But you know what? We tried that top down approach. It’s what caused the mess in the first place. I believe the only way to create an economy built to last …

The ad, titled “The Choice,’’ will air in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.