(CBS NEWS) — On his five state tour to tout American manufacturing and energy development, President Obama took some time to talk politics. In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer in Las Vegas, Mr. Obama said he’s going to “fight as hard as I can” to be reelected to a second term.

“Whoever wins the Republican primary is going to be a standard bearer for a vision of the country that I don’t think reflects who we are,” Mr. Obama said. “I’m going to fight as hard as I can with every fiber of my being to make sure that we continue on a path that I think will restore the American dream.”

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