Latest News Wires Obama takes bus tour to connect with average Americans

President Obama will take a break from fancy fundraisers for a two-day bus tour through swing states to try to reach out to average voters.

By , Associated Press

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President Barack Obama is ramping up a fresh phase of his re-election bid with a bus tour next week, focusing more on direct engagement with voters and less on ritzy fundraisers.