Obama pushing for payroll tax cut extension
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama, the home of the nation's first presidential primary Tuesday, urged Republicans to support a payroll tax cut next week .
Obama argued that a failure to extend the tax breaks would hurt middle-class families already struggling amid a shaky economy, effectively daring congressional Republicans to block the extension and increase taxes a year before the next presidential election.
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President Barack Obama speaks about jobs, Tuesday, at Manchester High School Central in Manchester, N.H.
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