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Obama prepares to hit reset button
MSNBC, by Zachary Roth

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/6/2014 3:04:57 PM

President Obama returned to work Monday looking to revive his second term and regain the momentum after a frustrating 2013. And the next few weeks could be pivotal. To get his presidency back on track, Obama badly needs some policy wins—even small ones—despite unyielding Republican opposition. To that end, Obama will kick off the year with a concerted focus on economic populist themes. In his Jan. 28 State of the Union address, he’ll call for raising the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour, as well as other measures to combat growing economic inequality, the White House has said. Support for a minimum-wage

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.....and America is hitting the snooze button because we know things will not improve until 0bama is GONE.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/6/2014 3:22:37 PM     (No. 9681903)

Hitting the RESET button would be an excellent idea. Start with repealing Obamacare.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/6/2014 3:27:29 PM     (No. 9681910)

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Also in the coming weeks, Obama will hit the road to tout the benefits of the Affordable Care Act—in part an effort to neutralize promised conservative attacks on the law ahead of the midterms. By some estimates, Obamacare has now allowed 10 million Americans to access affordable insurance—a good-news story the White House is eager to tell after the law’s troubled rollout.

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MSLSD at it again.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Tanker76, 1/6/2014 4:01:55 PM     (No. 9681973)

Nothing like a president who is Stuck on Stupid.

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