Barack Obama

Obama Back on Campaign Trail, Promises Rest of His Presidency Focused on Working Class

Good luck working class!

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President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to focus his energy for the rest of his presidency on the core tenet of his election victories—equal opportunity for all Americans—starting with campaign-style speeches on the economy that appeared to launch this year's budget battle with Republicans.

Confronting the deep partisan divide over federal spending, tax reform and raising the debt ceiling later this year, Obama told a large crowd at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg that reversing a growing inequality between haves and have-nots should be the top priority of Congress.

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