Obama launching 3 days of fundraising travel

President Barack Obama, left, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Sasha, return to the White House in Washington from a weekend trip to Florida, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

August 16, 2010 6:30:44 AM PDT
President Barack Obama is out to make sure his presence pays for Democrats, launching a three-day fundraising trip on Monday in which he will touch nearly every region of the nation and play up his economic agenda.