The Republican political establishment appears to be at odds with the majority of the Republican base.
Like others, I'm disappointed with some of the administration's policies over the past two years - but I'm mindful of the main stragetic question for class and democratic struggles.
Sanders has sent an open letter to President Obama, and invited the public to sign it, asking the president to protect the middle and working classes from the Republicans' "savage cuts."
The "Speak out for Good Jobs Now" initiative will feature public hearings where workers will voice their concerns and ideas about the economy.
Calls for austerity fill the media and the political corridors of power, but it's akin to pouring gasoline on a fire.
Early voting, a key element in President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, is under fierce attack by the Republican Party.