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Obama warning of 'hard choices'


President Barack Obama has warned that there are "tough choices" about spending to come, as he unveiled his first budget to pull America out of recession.

In a press conference, the president said he would reduce the huge budget deficit by eliminating waste and inefficiency in government.


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