My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it's not just my way or the highway.
You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life.
We need earmark reform, and when I'm President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.