eye off the ball

President Barack Obama speaks at Knox College on July 24, 2013 in Galesburg, Ill. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Washington Has ‘Taken Eye Off’ The Economy

Seeking to build momentum for looming fiscal fights, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast himself as the champion for middle class Americans struggling to make ends meet. He chided Washington for having “taken its eye off the ball” and declared that the economy would be the “highest priority” of his second term.

07/24/2013

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