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Obama Holds Nationally-Televised News Conference At White House

Obama Holds Nationally-Televised News Conference At White House

WASHINGTON – MARCH 24: U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question during a prime time news conference in the East Room of the White House March 24, 2009 in Washington, DC. The president, in the second prime-time news conference of his administration, appealed for support for his $3.6 trillion budget proposal, something he described as key to a national economic recovery. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)