His agenda in gridlock, Obama relishes roadshow

His agenda in gridlock, Obama relishes roadshow

This combination image of President Barack Obama shows him, left, talking about the economy during a visit to Denver on July 9, 2014, and right, talking at the White House in Washington about the situation in Iraq on June 19, 2014. There's the confident Obama ridiculing opponents to the delight of his supporters. Then there's the increasingly unpopular president hobbled by gridlock in Washington and foreign policy crises. While Obama has long sought refuge away from the capital when his frustrations boiled over, the gap between his outside and inside games has perhaps never been bigger. (AP Photos)

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