Obama enlists Minnesotans for political fight
The Democratic president, in what many called his first campaign swing of a re-election bid, urged the 500 people gathered in along the Cannon River to tell members of Congress: "It is time for games to stop. It is time to put country first."
The word "compromise" has become a dirty word, he said, pointing mostly at Republicans, but saying that also has applied to Democrats.
Federal programs like Social Security are not broken, he said, "politics are broken."