Trying to make up for lost time, President Barack Obama plunged back into his re-election campaign Wednesday, urging supporters not to be discouraged by the frustrating debt negotiations that consumed Washington and kept him from raising money for his 2012 bid. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the Aragon Ballroom, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Chicago, at a fundraiser on the eve of his 50th birthday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) On the eve of his 50th birthday, Obama spoke to donors at two fundraisers at the historic Aragon Ballroom, and via video conference to supporters at more than 1,000 house parties from coast to coast.The fundraisers were held as Obama\’s presidential campaign lowered expectations for how much money it would bring in this summer, in part because the campaign had to cancel 10 events while the president and his staff were stuck in Washington for the showdown over raising the government\’s debt limit. Obama\’s quick stop in Chicago was his first trip outside the Washington region in more than a month.Obama didn\’t try to sell his supporters on the deal to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending that he signed this week after arduous negotiations with Republicans. But… Read full this story
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