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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally at the Farm Bureau Live arena, on September 27, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
President Barack Obama still faces two more monthly jobs reports before Election Day and continued unrest in the overseas markets but the latest NBC News/WSJ poll indicates a big bump up in the number of people who feel the country is headed in the right direction. Steve Rattner joins Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss.
As the presidential candidates zeroed in on Virginia, GOP contender Mitt Romney focused on the state's military ties while President Obama emphasized tax hikes on the wealthy and more government spending. NBC's Chuck Todd reports.
Mitt Romney holds a campaign event with veterans in Springfield, Virginia.