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LIVE-BLOG: President Obama's News Conference

President Obama makes a statement about his budget during a news conference from the White House on Tuesday. Charles Dharapak/Associated Press hide caption

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President Obama makes a statement about his budget during a news conference from the White House on Tuesday.

Charles Dharapak/Associated Press

President Obama held a news conference at the White House this morning that focused mainly on the budget deficit and events in the Middle East (story here). We live-blogged as it happened and are taking your thoughts as well (comments are moderated).