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Obama calls on Congress to reverse economic equality

Obama calls on Congress to reverse economic equality

By Christi Parsons and Kathleen Hennessey

January 29, 2014

WASHINGTON — Hoping to lay a politically bruising year to rest, President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared a "year of action" in which he said he will work with lawmakers when he can, but sidestep them to move proposals to help low- and middle-income families share in the economic recovery. In his Stat...