And soon enough, indeed, Obama was going back to official campaigning. Aides confirmed he would be blitzing through Wisconsin, Nevada and Colorado on Thursday.
Meanwhile, he was still monitoring the storm.
And voters were monitoring him, not campaigning, even as he is.
EDITOR'S NOTE — Ben Feller has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
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An AP News Analysis