Obama raises cash in push for Nancy Pelosi to become House Speaker again

“The politics of this are tough,” he said. “Because if you haven’t seen a raise in a decade … you may be concerned about the temperature of the planet, but it’s probably not rising to your No. 1 concern.”

He added, “So part of what we’re going to have to do is to marry a genuine, passionate concern about middle-class families and everybody who is trying to get into the middle class to show them that we’re working just as hard for them as we are for our environmental agenda, and that we can bridge these things in a way that advances the causes of both. And that’s going to take some work.”

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