President Obama boards his bus after speaking at Asheville Regional Airport in Fletcher, N.C., on Oct. 17, 2011, to begin his three-day bus tour promoting the American Jobs Act. (Associated Press)

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President Obama boards his bus after speaking at Asheville Regional Airport in Fletcher, N.C., on Oct. 17, 2011, to begin his three-day bus tour promoting the American Jobs Act. (Associated Press)