9:05am PT by Philiana Ng
President Obama to Appear on 'Tonight Show'
President Barack Obama is making his rounds on the talk show circuit.
After dropping by Comedy Central's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart last week, Obama will return this week for his fifth trip on NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno -- his third since taking office and days after the third and final presidential debate with Mitt Romney.
Obama will visit Leno on Wednesday, Oct. 24, less than two weeks until Election Day. According to an NBC press release, the president is expected "to discuss the home stretch of the campaign."
Thus far, the president has appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman, The View and The Daily Show, in addition to a Nickelodeon election special. His wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week.
Barack Obama's previous Tonight Show appearances were on Dec. 1, 2006, Oct. 17, 2007, March 19, 2009 and Oct. 25, 2011.
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