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From the Archives: President Obama's 2011 Rural Tour

Summary: 
A look back at President Obama's 2011 Rural Economic Tour.

map of President Obama's Rural Tour 2011

A year ago today, President Obama kicked off a bus tour to meet with people throughout America's heartland for discussions about the economy. At townhalls in Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois, the President discussed ways to strengthen the middle class and accelerate hiring in local communities and took questions on renewable energy, health care, and Social Security.

Check out a full recap here.

Watch the highlights of President Obama's rural economic tour in Minnesota here.

Watch the highlights of President Obama's rural economic tour in Iowa here.