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Good evening I'm -- -- today President Obama -- from friendly territory to a place with an unfriendly economic environment.
Just hours after a big money dinner with the Hollywood a lead.
The president saw firsthand the struggles.
Of Nevada and its chief White House correspondent Ed Henry is in Reno tonight.
After nearly a week of hand wringing over whether same sex marriage will be a political liability for President Obama.
Today in Reno he shifted back to the economy.
Trying to make sure -- that does not become his Achilles heel.
Pushing action to help underwater homeowners I'm calling on congress.
To give every responsible homeowner.
The chance to save an average up 3000 dollars a year by refinancing their mortgage.
That's a huge boost to our economy sound familiar the president made similar promises four years ago right here in Reno.
-- we also have to.
Quickly and help people stay in their homes something that everybody here in the -- knows about this.
Nevada had the higher the highest foreclosure rate in the country.
Republicans here in Nevada say they've heard it before.
When the president took office one in every 76 housing units got a foreclosure filing.
This spring it improve to one in every 301 housing units still leaving Nevada with the second worst foreclosure rate in the nation.
After 62 straight months in the top spot.
It's like they've had plenty of ideas and opportunities do and it hasn't worked out well.
This is why the presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney is to permit to keep the economy.
Not same sex marriage front and center you're gonna find throughout this campaign season.
That the president's team will be doing everything on their part and their power to try and hold up very shiny object still the president's reversal could finally help Romney excite his conservative base.
-- the president clearly believes it will also turn out he's hardcore supporters especially since he touted his change of part.
To fire up the Hollywood crowd that helped raise a record fifteen million dollars at George Clooney's house Thursday night.
And he wore the same sex marriage issue into his economic message earlier in Seattle should be able to give your kids the chance to do.
Even better than you.
No matter who we are no matter where you come from.
No matter what you look like no matter what your last name.
No matter who you love.
Still the president is not planning any federal action to back same sex marriage.
Letting Washington State and others settle it on their -- this November here in Washington you'll have the chance to make your voice heard.
On the issue of making sure that everybody.
Regardless of sexual orientation is treated fairly you'll have a chance to.
That's more passive than the president's aggressive approach on voter ID laws.
Where the Justice Department has been suing individual states to the president may leave his gay lesbian supporters wanting a more robust approach.
Unsafe sex marriage press on this to the panel ahead Henry traveled with president and Reno.
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