President Barack Obama, with Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Mona Sutphen, talks on the phone with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while in the motorcade during a trip to Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama, with Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Mona Sutphen, talks on the phone with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, while in the motorcade during a trip to Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama answers questions about the economy from local families as, from left, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton, Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau, and Trip Director Marvin Nicholson wait in a hallway of the Southhampton Recreation Association in Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.

President Barack Obama answers questions about the economy from local families as, from left, Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton, Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau, and Trip Director Marvin Nicholson wait in a hallway of the Southhampton Recreation Association in Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 2010.