Hours after his opponent Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanHispanic Dems warn Latinos will be hit hard by ObamaCare repeal Schumer puts GOP on notice over ObamaCare repeal GOP must avoid Dems' mistakes when replacing ObamaCare MORE (R-Wis.) as his running mate, Obama headed straight for campaign headquarters in the Windy City.
Before heading to Chicago on Saturday, Obama did not take questions from reporters on Ryan's selection. A pool report indicated that there would be no coverage of the meeting.
Obama is scheduled to attend fundraisers in his hometown on Sunday, including one in the backyard of his home. The fundraising events will also mark his 51st birthday, which the president celebrated last Saturday in Washington.
Emails from first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaMichelle Obama tweets support for Lewis What Obama will do after his presidency? Sleep. White House defends Sunny and Bo after biting report MORE urged supporters to sign a card for the president and contribute to his campaign. Obama celebrated his 50th birthday in Chicago as well, holding a fundraising event where musician Jennifer Hudson sang "Happy Birthday."