Obama, in Ohio, will promote auto industry rebound

WASHINGTON Obama was traveling to Toledo on Friday, the latest in a string of domestic trips to promote his economic agenda. The president planned to speak to plant workers and local business owners about the significance of the industry's turnaround.

The Bush and Obama administrations spent $80 billion to bail out General Motors and Chrysler. Obama intends to defend the bailouts as money well spent.

The trip comes as the government prepares to announce May unemployment figures amid signs that hiring may be slowing.

Obama's handling of the economy generates some of his highest public disapproval ratings.

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