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  • "A president can and must do more than one thing at a time," said Simon Rosenberg, president of NDN, a left-leaning think tank in Washington. "Given the focus on other pressing matters in recent months, it is appropriate for the president to return now to the most important issue in American politics now — creating growth, opportunity and jobs for everyday Americans."

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