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If you believe President Obama, having achieved some historic policy achievements in just two years in office, is resting on his laurels going into his re-election, think again. He hinted as much at a May 2011 fundraiser: "We're just a quarter of the way through and we've got to make sure that we finish our task."
With ad-libs mingled into his prepared speeches, Obama is beginning to settle on the major issues he plans to talk up when making the case for his re-election in 2012. Looking through his recent party addresses, the following top issues emerge as the favorites he likes to talk about.