Obama Thinks Reelection a Done Deal

The president told Hispanics today to be patient on immigration reform, as he's still got five years in office.

My presidency's not over, I've got another five years coming up.

It wasn't long ago that the president wasn't oozing so much machismo.

The remarks, coming as Republican hopefuls become increasingly drawn into a long and bitter nomination battle, and as the US economy shows signs of sputtering back into life, marked a big turnaround from October when Obama said he would "absolutely" be the underdog in the November 2012 election.