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-- the economy is the number one issue for voters in today's new numbers show little growth -- the job market the Labor Department reporting new jobless claims dropped by just 6000 last week.
That's a total of 361000.
Americans filing for unemployment benefits.
Ed Henry is traveling with the president in Pueblo Colorado.
Hi Ed does so how -- these numbers play out on the campaign trail.
Well -- and it's unlikely the president's going to say much about it because it's a mixed bag it's very similar what we saw last week in the monthly jobs report.
Some positive news some negative news sort of similar what we heard a few days ago from the head of the Fed bank in Boston city police economies treading water.
And the Federal Reserve needs to move in and act soon that suggests that the president -- about the economy turning around is not exactly.
Coming together as quickly as he had wanted and that's why you're hearing.
From both governor Mitt Romney at some of his -- out on the -- they believe this is why this cancer -- -- come -- attacking Mitt Romney it is out there is because they believe the president's allies don't wanna talk about jobs and the economy they wanna focus on personal attacks here's the governor this morning on bill Bennett's radio show.
It's campaign and the people working with them.
Have focused almost exclusively on personal attacks you know in the past what people pointed out that something was an accurate like.
Campaigns either pull the they were embarrassed today they just blasting that the very fact checkers look at some of these charges and in there in the Obama ads and they say that they're wrong man.
And an inaccurate and yet he keeps on this running up.
Well and the Obama camp it's as they do want to focus on substance about the economy -- they've got a new report out this morning.
Showing the impact in some key battleground states.
Of the Romney tax plan claiming that if you push through tax cuts for the wealthy it's gonna result in some of the four in the middle class paying more and -- So Ed what is the president's message specifically there in Colorado.
What it was pretty clear yesterday when he rolled things out here first in Denver before coming on here to Pueblo where he had Sandra looked.
Who had been in the middle of that contraception controversy a few months ago he was all about promoting women's health and making the allegation.
That he believes the Romney camp would take the country -- -- stimulus.
When it comes to -- woman's right to make her own health care choices.
-- And there's a new poll by the near times CBS news in quinnipiac suggesting.
Maybe the president does have some work to do with women in a battleground like Colorado here still has an edge over governor Romney among women.
But a smaller one here in Colorado than we've seen in some other battlegrounds suggest he may have some work to do -- Ed Henry live in Colorado thank you --
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