President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after delivering remarks on the economy,Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Cuyahoga Community College West Campus in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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AMONG FRIENDS: President Obama greets the crowd at a union-sponsored Labor Day rally in Milwaukee, where he announced his proposal to spend $50 billion on the nation's transportation infrastructure.
In this image released by the White House, President Obama, second left, holds a working dinner with, clockwise from left, Jordan's King Abdullah II, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Quartet Representative Tony Blair, Special Envoy for Mideast peace George Mitchell, and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)
NEGOTIATORS: President Obama walks with Mideast leaders, from left, Hosni Mubarak, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah II to the East Room to make a statement about peace talks. (Associated Press)
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah II walk to East Room of the White House before making statements on the Middle East peace negotiations in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
'TURN THE PAGE': President Obama greets members of the military at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday. "Operation Iraqi Freedom is over," he said in his Oval Office address to the nation.
President Obama says from the Oval Office on Tuesday night that U.S. combat operations in Iraq are over. He warns, however, that violence and political turmoil continue to plague the Mideast nation, so America's mission there isn't complete.