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Middle East is in a dangerous -- President Obama.
Is taking a bus ride beginning a two day road trip by pushing his new fight against rising college costs.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry who's traveling with the president is in Syracuse, New York tonight and says there may be more pressing matters ahead.
As president Obama's poll numbers -- he's getting back on the bus hoping that recycling -- -- -- from his reelection campaign.
Rekindle his political romance with young voters and save his second term agenda for two wrong.
-- seen an erosion of middle class security.
So together we certainly auto industry.
Together we took on a broken health care system.
While the latest episodes of his middle class road show or focused on college affordability that mention of health care is not an accident.
In a sign of how the administration has gone into battle mode on health care.
They've released a photo of the president posting a video conference with people implementing the law around the country.
The meeting was held in the White House situation room normally reserved for national security matters -- Syria Egypt.
We have not heard the president speak publicly about this week.
On health care the president knows getting eighteen to 34 year old into the new insurance exchanges by October 1 will be critical to bringing premiums down.
Yet there -- -- his legions of young fans are not exactly fired up.
A new Gallup poll found younger Americans are the age group least familiar with the new law.
10% of eighteen to 34 year old said they're very familiar with the law.
Well 18% of 35 to 54 year -- and 18% at 55 year olds and up are very familiar with it.
We've seen a faction of -- Republicans in congress suggest good.
-- America shouldn't pay its bills converted been run.
We should shut down government.
If they can't shut down Obama -- Talking college affordability does get young people excited.
Today in buffalo the president unveiled a plan to set up a ranking system for universities that will -- federal financial -- -- how well they're doing on tuition costs and other measures.
Congressman John -- the Republican chairman of the house committee on education in the workforce -- praised the president for pushing competition Phil Klein added quote.
I remain concerned that imposing an arbitrary college ranking system could curtail the very innovation we hope to encourage it even lead to federal price controls.
So with little chance of -- passing congress the president is likely to use of executive power that -- he's already deployed.
On a range of other issues.
Ed Henry traveling with the present in Syracuse and thank you.
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