At a presidential campaign stop at Boston University, Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaHealthcare saga shaping GOP approach to tax bill Is a wave election forming for Democrats? Voting advocates notch win at Supreme Court MORE (D-Ill.) on Friday said he noticed the U.S. political landscape was changing

"We need a new kind of politics," Obama said. "This cyclical politics has created a situation where lobbyists and special interests - they determine the agenda. "Here's the good news, it's starting to change ... the American people are starting to pay attention in a way that they haven't paid attention in a very long time."