President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden on Wednesday, flanked by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chief Operating Officer David Chavern (left) and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (right). Business groups and unions are just two of the groups Obama will try to please with his jobs plan next week. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell during his appearance Sunday on CBS News' Face the Nation. Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images hide caption

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An Afghan boy stands aside a motorbike used by a suicide bomber in Kandahar City on Oct. 23. Two civilians were killed and two others were wounded in the attack. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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