FILE - In this May 21, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in Chicago. President Barack Obama and his party are redoubling their fundraising efforts. They're doing it in the wake of robust hauls by rival Mitt Romney and a slew of GOP-leaning super PACs that are raking in cash from Republicans highly motivated to topple the Democrat. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)