President Barack Obama tours WestStar Precision in N.C.

President Barack Obama is shown a piece of cut aluminum during a tour of WestStar Precision, a small business that will benefit from the proposed American Jobs Act, in Apex, N.C., Sept. 14, 2011. With President Obama are, from left, employee Barry Blackman, co-owners, Ervin and Susan Portman, and North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)