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Obama calls for support in reviving US economy
2013-02-13 08:28:48 | (0 Comments)
President Barack Obama has urged Congress to back government action to revive the sluggish US economy, in his annual State of the Union speech.
United States President Barack Obama
Speaking in the House of Representatives, Obama told his audience that his generation's task was to reignite the true engine of America's economic growth – which he said was a rising, thriving middle class.
The Democratic president promised smarter rather than bigger government and called for action on gun violence, climate change and immigration reform.
In the Republican response, Senator Marco Rubio urged Obama to drop what he said was an obsession with raising taxes.
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