January 4, 2012 - 4:46 AM
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Obama is pushing his economic message Wednesday Jan. 4, 2012 in Ohio, eager to make his appeal to the middle class heard in a politically important state amid the boisterous start of the Republican campaign for the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)