Obama greets Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado (right) before speaking at a fundraiser for Bennet in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Physician Assistant Tom Harward performs minor surgery at the Belington Clinic in Belington, W.Va. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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President Obama's focus on job creation and calls for bipartisanship may have given him a second chance with independents. Tim Sloan/Pool via AP hide caption

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