President Obama arrives at The Ohio State University on Saturday, May 4 as he prepares to kick-off his re-election bid before a crowd of 14,000 Obama-Biden supporters. (AP)
(AURN) -- President Obama kicked off his presidential re-election campaign with rallies in Columbus, Ohio and Richmond, Virginia on Saturday, May 5th. During comments to supporters, the President defended his record, including touting recent job growth and the recovering auto industry. He also pointed out the stark differences between himself and his Republican rival Mitt Romney.