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Published: 9/3/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


Obama visits diner, speaks at Scott High

President Obama campaigned in Toledo Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Mr. Obama took in breakfast with local auto workers at Rick's City Diner in West Toledo before heading to Scott High School to speak. After the speech, President Obama departed from Toledo Express Airport en route to Louisiana. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

President Obama looks at a copy of the Blade while sitting in Rick's City Diner in West Toledo with Daniel Schlieman, back left, Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, right. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama looks at a copy of the Blade while sitting in Rick's City Diner in West Toledo with Daniel ...
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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Daniel Schlieman, back left, (hidden) Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, at Rick's City Diner in Toledo, as patrons at an adjacent table take their picture. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama, left, talks with Daniel Schlieman, back left, (hidden) Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, at Rick's City Diner ...
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President Obama  talks with auto workers Daniel Schlieman, back left, Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, right, at Rick's City Diner. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama talks with auto workers Daniel Schlieman, back left, Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, right, at Rick's City Diner....
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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greet President Obama as he arrives at Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greet President Obama as he arrives at Scott High School.
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A crowd greets President Obama as he arrives at the Toledo high school. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A crowd greets President Obama as he arrives at the Toledo high school.
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A huge line gathers outside of  Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A huge line gathers outside of Scott High School.
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Terrie Cook, left, from Toledo, buys Enlarge | Buy This Photo Terrie Cook, left, from Toledo, buys "Obama America" buttons from Rose Dawson, right, before going into Scott High School.
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Volunteer Delores Latson, from Toledo, walks around getting people excited for the President's visit. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Volunteer Delores Latson, from Toledo, walks around getting people excited for the President's visit.
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A Romney bus drives by Scott High School for the third time while people line-up outside. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A Romney bus drives by Scott High School for the third time while people line-up outside.
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From left: Bill Turner, Travis Turner, 7, Craig Turner, center back, and Karrie Turner, wait outside of Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo From left: Bill Turner, Travis Turner, 7, Craig Turner, center back, and Karrie Turner, wait outside of Scott High School.
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A'Nyah, 2, held by mother Jasmine Wallace, sleeps before the arrival of Mr. Obama. Alfreda Bailey is at left.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo A'Nyah, 2, held by mother Jasmine Wallace, sleeps before the arrival of Mr. Obama. Alfreda Bailey is at left.
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Senator Sherrod Brown speaks to the crowd. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Senator Sherrod Brown speaks to the crowd.
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Representative Marcy Kaptur (D - OH) speaks to the crowd. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Representative Marcy Kaptur (D - OH) speaks to the crowd.
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A Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones, takes the stage to introduce President Barack Obama. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones, takes the stage to introduce President Barack Obama.
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Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones.
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President Barack Obama makes his way to the stage. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama makes his way to the stage.
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President Obama campaigns at Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama campaigns at Scott High School.
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President Obama speaks to a crowd gathered at  Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama speaks to a crowd gathered at Scott High School.
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During a 30-minuted speech, the President said Mr. Romney’s “economic playbook” sounds like “unnecessary roughness” because it will cost the middle class more and cut taxes for the wealthiest Americans. Enlarge | Buy This Photo During a 30-minuted speech, the President said Mr. Romney’s “economic playbook” sounds like “unnecessary roughness” because it will cost ...
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The crowd reacts as President Obama jokes. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The crowd reacts as President Obama jokes.
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President Obama is all smiles during his return trip to Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama is all smiles during his return trip to Toledo.
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President Obama speaks. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama speaks.
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Ray Wood, President of UAW Local 14, center in hat, cheers. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ray Wood, President of UAW Local 14, center in hat, cheers.
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A supporter stands-up and holds a sign. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A supporter stands-up and holds a sign.
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“I have one piece of advice for the Romney-Ryan game plan for you Ohio — punt it away ... you don’t need that coach. That’s a losing season,” President Obama said. Enlarge | Buy This Photo “I have one piece of advice for the Romney-Ryan game plan for you Ohio — punt it away ... you ...
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The President's visit to Scott High School is part of a tour leading to the Democratic National Convention . Enlarge | Buy This Photo The President's visit to Scott High School is part of a tour leading to the Democratic National Convention .
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Youngsters watch as President Obama campaigns at Scott High. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Youngsters watch as President Obama campaigns at Scott High.
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Joe Curry, of Toledo, center, joins supporters cheering Mr. Obama. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joe Curry, of Toledo, center, joins supporters cheering Mr. Obama.
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Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer.
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President Obama tells supporters to make calls on his behalf as he campaigns. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama tells supporters to make calls on his behalf as he campaigns.
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Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, Sadie Smith, center, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, Sadie Smith, center, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer.
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President Barack Obama is cheered by local supporters after his speech. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama is cheered by local supporters after his speech.
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A supporter throws-up her arms while President Barack Obama speaks. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A supporter throws-up her arms while President Barack Obama speaks.
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President Barack Obama waves good bye. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama waves good bye.
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President Obama greets the crowd as he leaves Scott High School. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama greets the crowd as he leaves Scott High School.
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President Obama hugs a supporter in the Toledo school gymnasium. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama hugs a supporter in the Toledo school gymnasium.
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Steve Hall, a Chrysler employee and a member of UAW Local 12, greets the president. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Steve Hall, a Chrysler employee and a member of UAW Local 12, greets the president.
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President Obama shakes hands with supporters after his speech. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama shakes hands with supporters after his speech.
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Those not within reach to shake the President's hand try to capture a photo of him as he walks by. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Those not within reach to shake the President's hand try to capture a photo of him as he walks by.
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President Obama is surrounded by supporters as he leaves Scott High. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama is surrounded by supporters as he leaves Scott High.
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Many of the audience members for the President's speech are local union workers. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Many of the audience members for the President's speech are local union workers.
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President Obama waves good bye to the crowd after speaking. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama waves good bye to the crowd after speaking.
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A supporter stands up and holds a sign. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A supporter stands up and holds a sign.
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Mr. Obama says goodbye to the public as he exits Scott High School's gymnasium. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mr. Obama says goodbye to the public as he exits Scott High School's gymnasium.
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Grace Chojnowski-Kellogg, owner of the Toledo Hilton, poses in the hotel's lobby.  President Obama and members of the traveling press spent Sunday night at the hotel. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Grace Chojnowski-Kellogg, owner of the Toledo Hilton, poses in the hotel's lobby. President Obama and members of the traveling ...
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Secret Service agents await the arrival of President Obama. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Secret Service agents await the arrival of President Obama.
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President Obama waves to reporters before boarding Air Force Once Monday afternoon in Swanton. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama waves to reporters before boarding Air Force Once Monday afternoon in Swanton.
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