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Obama Poised For New Fight With GOP Over Tax Cuts

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President Barack Obama speaks at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Barack Obama speaks at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON — With a torpid job market and a fragile economy threatening his re-election chances, President Obama is changing the subject to tax fairness, calling for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people making less than $250,000.

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