Obama starting his day in - where else? - Ohio. We'll be back here two more times before Election Day. twitter.com/jpaceDC/status…
— Julie Pace (@jpaceDC) November 3, 2012
President Obama stressed "trust" Saturday in Mentor, Ohio, and subtly invoked super storm Sandy in his first event of the three-day sprint toward Election Day.
“You don’t know what kinds of emergencies may happen, you don’t know what problems he or she may deal with. But you want to be able to trust your president," Obama said to a crowd of about 4,000 at a high school gymnasium.
Obama, talking Sandy, notes "leaders of different political parties working together to fix what's broken." (Cough, Christie, cough)
— Mike O'Brien (@mpoindc) November 3, 2012
In which Obama connects Sandy w political pitch: “No matter how bad a storm is, no matter how tough times are, we’re all in this together.”
— Matt Viser (@mviser) November 3, 2012
Obama has events in Milwaukee, Dubuque, Iowa and Bristow, Va., later Saturday.
President Obama held a campaign event in Mentor, Ohio on Saturday, and stressed that he knows "what real change looks like."