Obama pushes Congress on initiatives for middle class
February 21st, 2012
12:40 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama pushes Congress on initiatives for middle class

(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Congress' decision to extend the payroll tax cut while also pushing legislators to enact the rest of what the administration characterizes as its economic support plan for the middle class.

The president declared he is prepared to move ahead with his domestic agenda whenever possible with or without congressional support - a message with clear political overtones in the current election season.

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