Obama seeks to highlight nation's econ potential
President Barack Obama chats with invited guests at Albany International Airport in Albany, N.Y., Friday. AP Photo/Tim Roske
SCHENECTADY, New York (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that "putting the economy into overdrive" is a top priority, even as a new poll showed the public giving him poor marks in this area.
The Associated Press-GfK poll underscored the selling job that confronts the president as he prepares to seek a second term: People like Obama personally, but just 35 percent say the economy's gotten better during his tenure.
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