North Carolina Central University students, including Aaliyah McMillan, center, cheer for first lady Michelle Obama as she speaks at the Durham, N.C. school on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Obama said her husband is fighting to ensure all people have the tools to succeed and live the American dream — comments that drew a contrast with Mitt Romney's divisive words in a secretly recorded speech that rattled his campaign this week. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Takaaki Iwabu) MANDATORY CREDIT
Obama's campaign trail
Campaign highlights from the road as President Obama travels from state to state in his bid for re-election.