Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Will Obama Visit Help Markey?

June 12, 2013 11:00 AM
Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Will Obama Visit Help Markey?
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" BOSTON (CBS) – This is a story about risk versus reward.

The candidate – in this case, Congressman Ed Markey – wants money for the last big push in this campaign. And President Obama can help him get it.

But the candidate also needs support from independent voters. And that’s where the potential risk lies.

Let’s be honest – this has not been a great year for President Obama.

I am not judging his performance – that’s not my job.

But consider Benghazi, the IRS targeting scandal, the tracking of AP reporters and more recently the NSA surveillance programs.

Even some Democrats are criticizing the president "

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