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Obama calls for rich to pay more, keep middle-class cuts

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama smiles while addressing a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles while addressing a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles while addressing a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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President Barack Obama addresses a news conference at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama addresses a news conference at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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