Pres. Obama's Re-Election Campaign in 60 Seconds

Can candidate Obama duplicate his 2008 success? Or will the economy do him in?
1:14 | 12/21/11

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Pres. Obama's Re-Election Campaign in 60 Seconds
There's been a lot of change from 2008 to 2012. But is it what voters were expected. For Barack Obama the president says he's made good on more than half campaign promises and needs another term but things up. When Obama took office the country was focused on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the economy and health care or major issues now Iraq is over and troops are pulling out of Afghanistan. But the economy has continued to sputter and Health Care Reform hasn't -- concerns. And no sitting president since FDR has won reelection with unemployment rate over seven point 2%. On the positive side -- bigger playing field. Former GOP stronghold like Virginia North Carolina Colorado and Nevada are all considered toss ups today thanks to shifting demographics. For 2012. Obama will need the help of his experienced campaign team and the continued grassroots support. 2008 if he hopes to reach his fundraising goal of the field and --

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":15207344,"title":"Pres. Obama's Re-Election Campaign in 60 Seconds","duration":"1:14","description":"Can candidate Obama duplicate his 2008 success? Or will the economy do him in?","section":"Politics","mediaType":"Default"}