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During his visit to KC, President Obama listens to ordinary folks

The president feasted on working-class delicacies in Kansas City as he sought to bond with people unaccustomed to having the ear of the most powerful man in the world. At Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque, he met with four White House-chosen Kansas Citians over a half slab of ribs and a Bud Light and discussed how what he does in Washington registers in people’s lives.

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Obama tackles economy, cynicism in Kansas City speech

President Barack Obama spent Tuesday night in a downtown Kansas City hotel before giving an 11 a.m. speech about the economy at the Uptown Theater. He’s visited the area four times in as many years to make his pitch on making the economy more prosperous and more fair.

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