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After four rallies on college campuses around Colorado, President Barack Obama heads into the heart of his re-election fight Thursday with an event in the political battleground of Jefferson County. The president is taking the stage now.
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Today’s front page: President invests in college crowd
In Boulder, Obama points to his college loans as he looks to build support among young voters.
About 400 invited guests, dignitaries and local media have crowded into an airplane hangar on Buckley Air Force Base to hear President Obama, who has now taken the stage, speak during a brief stop in Colorado, part of his five-state tour in three days to build support for themes hit during Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.
President Barack Obama is slated to headline a pair of fundraisers at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday. And moments ago, The Denver Post’s Allison Sherry reported that Obama will make a speech Wednesday on the American Jobs Act in Denver.
The occasions will mark the president’s second visit to Denver in less than a month.
On Sept. 27, Obama also touted his American Jobs Act in a speech at Abraham Lincoln High School, where he called himself a “warrior for the working class.” That feisty, campaign-like speech did not rank among our list of America’s most inspirational, which includes more than one nod to Colorado.