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That the president who campaigned on hope and change has -- been hoping.
Dissatisfied members of those -- don't change their minds about him and his party before the November election.
White House correspondent Wendell Goler reports on what the president is doing about.
And appearance this summer on the view -- speech before the Urban League and visits to different assembly plants run by.
Each of the Big Three auto makers in the space of less than a week.
The president named to shore up its appeal among women African Americans and organized labor reaching out to a base some political analysts believe is disappointed in him.
It was pretty clear from every poll I've seen the Democrats are not -- and engaged but Republicans are.
-- few legislative achievements of their own.
Republicans are coming -- -- -- -- -- the stimulus spending in the resulting budget deficits and continued high unemployment to help them regain control of congress -- typical Republican base voter right now.
Eager to get to the polls and register -- vote against this congress.
And against this president's agenda the president meanwhile argues things would be worse without the spending which he says it's correcting problems Republicans calls in the first place and what do they say.
What you can't have.
There are signs of cracks in the president's -- Hispanic support is down a few points will be administration's challenge of Arizona's immigration law may help rebuild it.
Gay and lesbian groups are disappointed in the president's failure to support gay marriage but that hasn't turn them against him.
Worries really lost support is among independents down nearly 20% over the past year independent of the brokers right now on the very big issues.
That are facing the American public and they know it independents are also less likely to vote in mid year elections than presidential elections.
In a different year they might just stay home but not -- suggests but the country still suffering from the Great Recession.
Real of -- are motivating the Republican base real events are depressing turnout among Democrats.
That's what's important you know -- little Teddy Roosevelt quote.
About a dancer in the saddle.
What was actually Emerson said events are in -- saddle and ride mankind.
There -- -- -- those says midterm elections even more than presidential elections are ones in which voters send a message about the direction of the country.
And the fact that in four recent polls more than 60% of the voters that were on the wrong track he is not good news for Democrats Chris.
Wendell Goler reporting from the fox in his seat in the front row of the White House briefing.
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