A campaign spokesman for President Obama's reelection team, Jen Psaki, seemed to agree with an MSNBC host earlier today that the president is not able to run on "hope" and "change" this election cycle:

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell: "Now, this [Iowa] is where it all began--"

Jen Psaki: "It is--"

Mitchell: "--for President Obama--"

Psaki: "Mmhmm."

Mitchell: "--when he was first running against Hillary Clinton. The people of Oowa, though, are in a very different place and the economy's in a very different place--"

Psaki: "Mmhmm."

Mitchell: "--than it was. He can't come in and say, 'I'm offering hope and change--'"

Psaki: "Mmhmm."

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