The US president has acknowledged that his country's struggling economy is making it a tough political season for his party's candidates.
Obama made the remarks at a rally of Democratic Party supporters in Ohio state on Sunday.
With the help of his wife, Michelle, he was trying to call up support from the young voters who backed him in 2008.
Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Columbus, Ohio.
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