FILE - In this April 26, 2008 file photo, then-Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., poses for photos as he tours the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle, ... more 
FILE - In this April 26, 2008 file photo, then-Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., poses for photos as he tours the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle, Ind. Indiana was a perfect storm for Barack Obama four years ago. Today, it's a stiff headwind for the Democrat seeking re-election. Even Democrats see the environment as far more challenging in Indiana, where the economy continues to struggle and Republicans have made steady gains in the four years since Obama carried the state that had gone Republican for more than a generation. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jae C. Hong, File
Fri, May 18, 2012 12:36 PM EDT