President Barack Obama speaks to media during his tour of Vacon, a research and development center and lab for high-power AC drives, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Durham, N.C., before traveling to

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President Barack Obama speaks to media during his tour of Vacon, a research and development center and lab for high-power AC drives, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Durham, N.C., before traveling to North Carolina State University where he will speak about the economy, jobs and manufacturing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) less 

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Associated Press
Wed, Jan 15, 2014 7:41 PM EST