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News polls new tonight indicate the gloomy economy is still front and center for most voters.
Now the Obama campaign has apparently decided the previous democratic president.
Will be a reminder of sunnier days chief White House correspondent Ed Henry reports.
As President Obama huddled today with top campaign advisors at the Democratic National Committee.
Disapproval over his job performance hit 50% among likely voters in the latest Fox News poll with 46% approving.
A big part of that disapproval comes from the economy for a president -- been trying to lay out a stark choice between him and Republican Mitt Romney and the our poll shows the president under water on the economy with 54% disapproving of his handling of it only 42% approve.
-- our poll also suggest despite Romney's business experience he may not be capitalizing on the president's -- Asked who they trust to do a better job improving the economy and creating jobs.
Say the Rodney Ryan ticket 43%.
Back Obama -- -- the president talks every -- that he's out there as he was yesterday about.
What we need to do.
Helped build our economy.
Helping to continue to grow help -- to continue to create jobs the president though did not talk at all yesterday about the congressional budget -- dire warning that the nation could slip back into recession and lose two million jobs.
-- -- the president and congressional leaders in both parties.
Come together on a deal to prevent massive defense cuts and tax increases sleeve to kick in at the end of the year put up or shut up.
The president needs to show us.
How he plans on putting this in place if he is not going to.
Help us pass legislation preventing it in the first place while the president had little on his public schedule beyond his stop at the DNC today.
Aides suggest he has no plans to work out a deficit deal before the election -- no readings -- all -- congressional leaders he doesn't believe them in weeks not months.
And I think you know this.
Congressional leaders have been Republican leaders have been very clear -- it they will.
Hold hostage tax cuts for the 98% of the American people.
To their insistence that millionaires and billionaires get tax cuts it that's the balanced approach the current president has borrowed from former President Bill Clinton.
Featured in a -- that it only works if there is a strong middle class.
That's what happened when I was -- We need to keep going with his plan.
I'm Barack Obama and I approved this message the latest fox poll shows Clinton's approval ratings are far higher than mr.
Of likely voters have a favorable view of them.
Only 30% unfavorable.
And the president will be leaning on Clinton not -- for.
That big speech of the Democratic Convention -- campaign advisors say Clinton will be deployed to key battlegrounds after the convention.
Meanwhile the president will be on the campaign trail next week during the Republican Convention hitting Iowa Colorado and Virginia threat.
Of course Ed President Clinton raise taxes on the wealthy during a time when the growth in the economy was significant.
No doubt about it and they are trying inside the White House -- to make the case that Republicans were predicting when the Clinton plan a was of those about to go into place it was gonna lead to recession.
Instead it led to a huge growth in jobs the problem for this president he has not seen a similar growth in jobs and -- lot of north lawn Ed thank you --
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