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Main town President Obama looking to wrap up his bus tour and Virginia today the president -- -- in the last hour by First Lady Michelle Obama.
At Langley Air Force Base based in Hampton Virginia as He looks to increase support for his jobs plan.
And that's where we found Fox News is Ed Henry is traveling with the president Ed what -- what -- -- that they got sent the wrong thing.
Its joint basically we've got it right and president speaking behind me -- keep my voice down a little bit.
Interesting first -- -- and saved -- -- the first time -- the bookstore certainly first time doing the jobs put bush in recent weeks we've seen the president and First Lady on the same stage.
Doing this pretty obvious why.
He would bring her.
-- -- military bases in.
Because part of the job.
An -- with the First Lady talked about for.
Many months now.
Which is -- unemployment is -- across the board particularly bad for military veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and the other piece of the job.
He's -- popular Obama if you will.
It was one recent poll that -- her popularity favorability among Americans at 70%.
At least sixteen to twenty points above her husband so.
Bringing her out here maybe helps him a bit on the stump I remember back in the bush -- Laura Bush was more popular and her husband as well.
That's right -- -- does this change the equation at all -- when.
French president get back to Washington and how this job they'll.
You know I'm not really sure that it does that's what's a good question because look the president's been deploying all the weapons and whether it's the First Lady whether it's -- governors and some of the states that could get infrastructure money and what not and He hasn't really moved the congress.
He's got a handful of Democrats in in his own party in the senate.
Or not necessarily on board people in Ben Nelson the traffic -- Got a pretty determined opposition.
Republican Party I think the very bottom.
Up from talking to senior Democrats on the hill in private.
-- the president might -- 200 to 250 billion dollars of this jobs bill.
And in the -- he's gonna get nowhere close to 447 billion He wanted the reason why there may be -- compromise of 20250.
The White House is still banking on the fact that Republicans want to go home to the voters next you're getting something done maybe not the whole bill that at least something.
Because they're gonna be on the ballot as well.
And -- with the president today watching that they get smacked down last night between the GOP however.
Did that does that somehow and other -- what it would.
The president people are saying it is somehow benefit hand to see safe Rick Perry and they don't need like lightning.
They could I mean look good Jim Messina president's campaign manager of Chicago is having a conference call at 12:30 eastern so we'll get them on the record.
In talking to some of the president's aides in private and.
It was becoming clear that.
Not just recruited from the other.
Process so far.
Big caveat I would add though is that He careful what you wish will be if you think back to.
There are a lot of people assuming.
You know that Barack Obama -- He got the nomination in the -- which He did help would be bloodied and beaten down by all those tough debates with Hillary Clinton.
Think those debates -- top of a please help make Barack Obama a better general election.
And so the big may well prove the same -- -- here Rick Perry whoever emerges from.
Stronger from some company divisions so you know the conventional wisdom might be good for selective -- maybe some of the tough debates -- tough questions.
-- makes -- a better candidate.
Mom was always thank you so much for taking its currency not safe travels these things and engraved -- Just trail with the president of -- -- bad -- --
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