President Obama's got a knack for holding high-profile events on the same day as big Republican primaries.
The following is a snapshot of the days when the president of the United States made the GOP presidential candidates compete with him for coverage.
On the GOP Primary Calendar: Michigan and Arizona
On Obama's Schedule: A rousing speech to the United Auto Workers conference in Washington. Without naming Mitt Romney, Obama referenced the Republican candidate's 2008 Op-Ed headlined, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt" in The New York Times.
"Some politicians even said we should 'let Detroit go bankrupt!'" Obama said to boos from the crowd.
On the GOP Primary Calendar: Super Tuesday -- 10 state contests
On Obama's Schedule: First major press conference in months.
On the GOP Primary Calendar: Alabama, Mississippi and Hawaii.
On Obama's Schedule: A day trip with British Prime Minister David Cameron to Dayton, Ohio, for an NCAA basketball game. Incidentally, a Mississippi team was playing that day on their visit to the vital swing state.
On the GOP Primary Calendar: Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
On Obama's Schedule: A speech to newspaper executives where the president intended to assail Republicans' budget plan as a "Trojan horse."