Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaA closer look at McCain's proposed defense budget Scarborough: Missed opportunities in Trump’s inauguration speech Juan Williams: Ethics cloud hangs over Trump MORE's (D-Ill.) presidential campaign launched Women for Obama this week, the candidate's outreach group to target female voters. At the kickoff rally on April 16 in Chicago, Obama's wife Michelle said the federal government was neglecting working class mothers.

"We have essentially ignored the plight of women and families," Obama said. "We've told them, 'You figure out whose going to watch your children while you're at work without access to adequate affordable childcare.' So essentially, we've told women, 'Dream big, but after that, you're on your own.'"