Several U.S. mayors watch as President Barack Obama departs the South Lawn of the White House with Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton en route to the birthplace of General Electric in Schenectady, New York. Obama will tour the GE site and discuss the economy and jobs growth. Earlier Obama hosted a reception for mayors.
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First Lady Michelle Obama christens the USCGC Stratton with a bottle of champagne, during a ceremony at the Port of Pascagoula, in Pascagoula, Miss., July 23, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)