Obama’s pitch: Slow but 
steady gains for middle class

With the economy stuck in low gear and deficits soaring, President Obama’s closing argument to voters for his re-election Tuesday is that he is moving the nation on the fairest path for the middle class, however slowly.

President Barack Obama waves as he is introduced before speaking to supporters during a campaign event at McArthur High School, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Hollywood, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama waves as he is introduced before speaking to supporters during a campaign event at McArthur High School, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Hollywood, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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