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Obama's State of the Union: Tax Wealthy, Help Middle Class

by Associated Press, Julie Pace
SOTU 2011

Obama at 2011's State of the Union, Chuck Kennedy, wikimedia

Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP's own plans.

Big Apple, Big Cuts

by
Inside classroom
Nora Flaherty

Dozens of employees in school districts across the five boroughs were slapped with pink-slips, ahead of the holiday weekend.

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