President Obama talks jobs, clean energy at CSU visit

More than 13,000 CSU students packed into the Monfort Quad Tuesday evening to see President Barack Obama deliver remarks about energy, education, the income gap and the economy.

The president, who was slated to speak at 5:20 p.m., instead spoke at 4:40 p.m., and was introduced by Gov. John Hickenlooper, Rep. Jared Polis and former Colo. Sen. and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.

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Obama emphasized the importance of Colorado come the November election, saying that if he wins  Colorado, he’ll “win the election.”

Following his speech, he spent five minutes shaking hands with students.

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