March 26th, 2010
03:45 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama to New England and North Carolina next week

President Obama is set for a busy week, touting health care reform in Maine, then heading to Massachusetts and North Carolina.
President Obama is set for a busy week, touting health care reform in Maine, then heading to Massachusetts and North Carolina.

Washington (CNN) - Barack Obama heads to Maine next week, the president's second stop outside of the nation's capitol to tout the benefits of health care reforms since he signed the bill into law on Tuesday.

The White House says the president will hold a health care event in Portland, Maine next Thursday. Obama went to Iowa Thursday to build support for the health care measure, his first event outside of Washington since signing the legislation.

After his stop in Maine, Democratic sources tell CNN that Obama is expected to headline a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Boston.

The White House says the next day the president jumps on Air Force One again, destination Charlotte, North Carolina, where he's scheduled to deliver remarks on the economy.

Follow Paul Steinhauser on Twitter: @psteinhausercnn


Filed under: Health care • President Obama
soundoff (82 Responses)
  1. Center left-out

    The GOP and the Tea Party wants a smaller government, but how? Where is their plan? In the history of GOP control they never make government smaller, but raise the deficit. They just peddle this nonsense to the faithful with no plan. Let's hear your concrete ideas, before we vote.

    March 26, 2010 07:41 pm at 7:41 pm |
  2. Formerly Depressed Democrat

    GOBAMA !!!!!

    March 26, 2010 07:44 pm at 7:44 pm |
  3. snood

    its law now did he forget that already what is he trying to sell it was already sold according to the signing. time to stay in washington and get something real done. (forcing us to buy insurance is not a cut in healthcare cost or a great triumph and no its not like medicare which we pay small amounts out of aur checks for a better life in old age. this is buy today pay monthly and get it paid if you need it a big difference) He needs to be the president for once and not campaigner in cheif. JOBSJOBSJOBS that is what I thought it was about 2 years ago. not all this BS from BO

    March 26, 2010 08:00 pm at 8:00 pm |
  4. John

    I hope our President has the good sense to bring extra security on his visits. The republican right wing has been trying to create the mood in the country where one of their right wingnuts will try to assassinate the President.

    Sarah Palin, Glen Beck, Rush Limbaugh and others on the republican right have been using all the incendiary language to incite the mentally imbalanced to act.

    Where is the Patriot Act enforcement when we need it, Sarah and the gang are acting un-American and fostering terrorism in this country.

    March 26, 2010 08:04 pm at 8:04 pm |
  5. John

    To all the republican citizens who write on here criticizing the President and the congressional Democrats on Jobs, I ask where were you when Reagan and Bush shipped your jobs to China and India?

    March 26, 2010 08:07 pm at 8:07 pm |
  6. anonymous

    Oh shoot North Carolina brace your selves

    March 26, 2010 08:36 pm at 8:36 pm |
  7. catmomtx

    Oh, for goodness sakes ! EVERY President who has passed major legislation has gone on the road to promote it. Why do you people insist on making something out of nothing? Why do you people act as if EVERYTHING President Obama does is the first time it ever happened. GET OVER IT !!!

    President Obama and Democrats have been beaten up over this for the past 14 months, they deserved to go around and explain to the American people what the fight was all about. Are you haters afraid that the American people will finally get the truth about the bill, see how it will actually help them and then support the bill and the President ? Besides if the American people as some of you keep insisting, don't want the bill and hate the bill why be worried?

    March 26, 2010 08:48 pm at 8:48 pm |
1 2 3 4