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3:44 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Obama, After Health Law Distractions, Shifts Focus Back To Income Gap

Originally published on Wed December 4, 2013 5:26 pm

After two months in a defensive crouch over the botched roll out of his signature health care law, President Obama turned to another topic Wednesday that has preoccupied his administration: the income gap. It has grown wider during Obama's tenure as the country has emerged from the Great Recession. Reversing that trend is a priority for Obama's final three years in office.