Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama: Are we a nation that rips families apart? Another chance to seek the return of fiscal sanity to the halls of Congress Colombia’s new leader has a tough road ahead, and Obama holdovers aren't helping 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.'"