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Obama says D.C. 'has taken its eye off the ball,' blaming GOP for gridlock

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July 24, 2013 AT 7:01 PM
In a major policy speech at a high school in Galesburg, Ill., the president outlined a series of proposals that he argued would boost middle-class security and enable better economic mobility. But Obama also nodded to the political challenges he?s encountered. Washington has ?taken its eye off the ball? and gridlock ?has gotten worse,? he said, placing the blame squarely with the House GOP.