Between them, Obama and Biden are visiting Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, and California in support of Democratic candidates Thursday and Friday.
Linda Lingle's office also received dozens of angry calls, many of them saying they would not travel to the state.
Recent presidents have made more recess appointments because of partisan gridlock in the Senate, where nominations are held up, analysts say. Obama has made 18 so far. Bush made 171 in his eight years in office.
Michael Steele's re-election should be opposed, said Emineth, who added he would be willing to run against him.
States have launched into their 2011 fiscal year saddled with many of the same state budget problems that they had the year before. Forty-six states have a fiscal year that starts July 1.
Scott Brown, Republican from Massachusetts, has quickly learned the art of the backroom deal in the US Senate, almost six months since capturing the late Ted Kennedy's seat.
The president blamed Republicans for inaction on immigration reform, and called for greater border security, more workplace scrutiny, streamlining the US immigration system, and a plan for illegal immigrants to 'get right.'
President Obama gives a speech Thursday on the need for federal immigration reform. He may be directing attention to the issue in a bid to turn up the heat on Congress to act, some analysts say.
The House of Representatives voted 237 to 192 Wednesday for a House-Senate compromise on financial reform. But the votes necessary for passage in the Senate aren't assured yet.
The gloomy outlook for the federal budget deficit, outlined by the CBO director Wednesday, comes as politicians and economists are arguing over what the US economy needs most: another jolt of government stimulus or sharp spending cuts.