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Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 6:23 PM EDT
President Obama talks about finding jobs for returning veterans, reducing the nation's deficits by increasing revenue, and investing in biofuels during a town hall in Atkinson, Illinois.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 3:32 PM EDT
President Obama heads to a farm in Henry County for the last town hall of his summer tour.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 11:33 AM EDT
On the final day of President Obama's tour through rural America, he'll be back in his home state of Illinois to talk with people about how we strengthen the middle class and increase economic opportunity for everyone.
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 6:28 PM EDT
Today in Peosta, Iowa, President Obama took a moment to reflect on what his trip through rural America has meant.
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
President Obama spoke on his confidence in the future for American workers, farmers, and small businesses
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 4:08 PM EDT
When rural America thrives, the entire country benefits
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 1:42 PM EDT
President Obama announced several new initiatives that will promote economic growth and spur job creation in rural communities across America
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 1:03 PM EDT
In the second town hall of his economic bus tour, President Obama took questions on topics ranging from making the tax system more fair to rebuilding America's infrastructure.
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 10:14 AM EDT
President Obama announces new job initiatives for rural America at the White House Rural Economic Forum during his economic bus tour.