Asked about details of Obama’s acceptance speech, Axelrod said, “The president is still working on his speech, but I can tell you this: The speech is going to reflect the thinking of a leader who has great confidence in this country and a clear sense of what we need to do to continue to repair the damage that was done by the recession and reclaim the economic security that so many Americans have lost.”
Leading up to his speech Thursday, the president will visit Iowa, Colorado, Ohio and Virginia to discuss energy, infrastructure, tax reform and deficit reduction,
“All the things it takes to strengthen the middle class and build an economy meant to last,” Cutter said.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.