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President Obama used the homey backdrop of a middle-class Ohio family's back yard Wednesday to try to show voters he shares their concerns about the economy, health care and Social Security.
President Obama on Wednesday sat down with a Columbus, Ohio, family and their neighbors for a chat about the economy — and an impromptu town-hall meeting in their back yard.
With confidence in his handling of the economy reaching new lows, President Obama took a break Wednesday from campaigning to sit down in Ohio with a family and their neighbors and hold a town-hall meeting in their backyard - calling it part of his own effort to "stay in touch."