At a presidential campaign stop at Boston University, Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCongress needs to assert the war power against a dangerous president CNN's Don Lemon: Anyone supporting Trump ‘complicit' in racism DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm 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."