By Amie Parnes and Justin Sink – “It is our unfinished task to restore the basic bargain that built this country — the idea that if you work hard and meet your responsibilities, you can get ahead, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or who you love,” Obama said, according to excerpts of his remarks.
“If you want to vote ‘no,’ that’s your choice,” the president said to some of the evening’s most raucous applause. “But these proposals deserve a vote. Because in the two months since Newtown, more than a thousand birthdays, graduations and anniversaries have been stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun.” more> http://tinyurl.com/anevrqo
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