Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a Republican presidential candidate, and Ann, his wife of 42 years, serve up a Labor Day pancake breakfast in Manchester, N.H., She wears the white apron with the ease of a woman who spent countless mornings flipping flapjacks for five hungry sons. "It's going to happen this time," she said. (Associated Press)
Traffic begins to back up at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Annapolis over the Labor Day weekend last year. More than 900,000 D.C.-area residents are expected to travel over the Independence Day weekend. (Associated Press)
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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.