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January 25, 2010 4:42 PM

Obama proposes new policies to help the middle class

Declaring that the middle class remains "under assault," President Barack Obama proposed new federal help on Monday for child care, elder care, student loans and retirement. The proposals are part of Obama's campaign to convince the country that he's doing all he can to ease the economic anxiety he thinks is fueling a political backlash against his party.

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