|Saturday, December 29, 2012
|Weekly Address: Congress Must Protect the Middle Class from Income Tax Hike
President Obama urges Congress to meet its deadlines and responsibilities, protect the middle class from an income tax hike, and lay the groundwork for future progress on more economic growth and deficit reduction.
Watch President Obama's weekly address.
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