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In this photo taken Aug. 11, 2011, President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at Johnson Controls Inc., in Holland, Mich. Positioning himself on the side of the public and against a Congress with abysmal approval ratings after the bitter debt limit fight, Obama said in his weekly radio and internet address Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, "I don't think it's too much for you to expect that the people you send to this town start delivering." "Members of Congress are at home in their districts right now. And ...

Obama to talk jobs in rural America, to speak in Cannon Falls Monday

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trading Washington's hot house for states critical to his re-election prospects, President Barack Obama is headed to the Midwest after a summer of discontent over a protracted debt showdown with Republicans and the downgrade in the nation's credit rating.


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