"The President is not satisfied with where the economy is," said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.
This is the president's second stop in Akron in less than a month. He visited the northeastern Ohio city during his bus tour July 6.
Back from his foreign policy tour, Mitt Romney returns to the campaign trail tomorrow. The next big focus of his campaign: His choice for a running mate. Romney helped fuel speculation that a pick might be announced soon, when his campaign said they'll release the name thorugh a smart phone app.
Before Romney picks his running mate, he has some business to wrap up from his foreign policy trip.
In an op-ed for the naitonal review, Romney defends his statement that "culture " explains the economic differences between Israel and the Palestinian people.
He wrote: "Economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in lifting people out of poverty."
Many Palestinians were not happy with Romney's comments.
"In this region we call this racism and Mr. Romney's knowledge about the Palestinian's economy not reaching potential, to reach its potential the Palestinian economy must be free of the Israeli occupation," said Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator.
Both candidates are now focused on the three month stretch to the election.
President Obama has completed his lineup for speakers at the democratic national convention.
The campaign announced San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the keynote speaker.
(Susan McGinnis, CBS News)