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With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president
With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president

Entering what he has called the fourth quarter of his time at the White House, President Obama seems focused on crossing some states off his presidential bucket list. How else to explain Obama’s trip to Idaho on Wednesday, which brings down the number of states he has yet to visit since taking office to just three with two years to go. The remaining states on the list, perhaps not surprisingly, consists solely of deeply Republican “red states” — South Carolina, South Dakota and Utah. Obama did visit Idaho during the 2008 presidential campaign in a pre-Super Tuesday appearance seeking support in the state’s Democratic caucus. His visit Wednesday is to...

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