President Obama, while speaking July 9, 2012, at the White House, called on Congress to pass a temporary, one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people who make less than $250,000 a year. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, while speaking July 9, 2012, at the White House, called on Congress to pass a temporary, one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people who make less than $250,000 a year. (Associated Press)