President Obama kicks off a three-day tour of Southern swing states Virginia and North Carolina on Monday with remarks at Asheville Regional Airport in Fletcher, N.C. at 10:50 a.m. ET.

Read about the tour, which is rolling on despite last week’s Senate defeat of Obama’s American Jobs Act..

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