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Obama, in Texas, presses middle-class jobs agenda

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on more ambitious efforts that face resistance from congressional Republicans. "We're poised for progress," he declared. The president chose the bustling Texas capital as a backdrop to refocus on higher wages,...