View Full Version : In Iowa, Obama Tries to Summon Spirit of '08

08-14-2012, 08:50 AM
BOONE, Iowa -- Call it the heartland nostalgia tour, with a plan. President Obama on Monday embarked on a three-day journey by bus across the Hawkeye State -- an adventure plotted literally and figuratively to remind his supporters how they helped send him to the White House in 2008, and how Iowans can do it again in November. Three days in Iowa -- a commitment of time considered rare for a president immersed in such a tough campaign -- offered Obama a way to stop the clock, or at least slow it down. Investing in Iowa in August signaled his intention to focus on other swing states during the...

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