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US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to immediately extend a tax cut for middle-class Americans. 

The move, he said, would give 98% of families and 97% of small businesses the certainty that will lead to faster economic growth.

"This is something we all agree on," the president said in his weekly radio and Internet address. "Even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package, Congress should extend middle-class tax cuts right now.

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