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President wants SBA loan expansion

WASHINGTON — In an effort to create more jobs, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to temporarily expand two lending programs for the owners of small businesses, an administration official said Friday. Speaking on the condition of anonymity because the president hadn’t yet announced the proposal, a White House official said the plan would temporarily increase the cap on U.S. ...

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Obama pushing small business plan

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to sell his economic agenda and re-energize voters picks up in politically significant New Hampshire, where he will again promote an idea to free up money for small businesses that are hurting. Obama travels to Nashua, N.H., today to draw attention to a proposal highlighted in his State of the Union address last week: ...

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President says middle class 'under assault'

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today offered help for Americans struggling to pay bills and care for their families, appealing to a middle-class he says has been “under assault for a long time.” Obama is seeking to offer some attractive options to taxpayers, mindful of the painful implications of the loss of a traditionally Democratic Senate seat that Republicans won ...

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