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President Obama Talks Deficit, Jobs On NPR

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President Obama Talks Deficit, Jobs On NPR

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President Obama Talks Deficit, Jobs On NPR

President Obama Talks Deficit, Jobs On NPR

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President Obama discusses the continuing budget talks in the briefing room of the White House on Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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President Obama discusses the continuing budget talks in the briefing room of the White House on Tuesday.

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Host Michel Martin interviews President Barack Obama about the Gang of Six's bipartisan debt reduction plan, job stimulation, and which public programs he believes should be protected from spending cuts.

Obama also comments on whether he thinks he has a special responsibility to look out for African-Americans' interests.

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