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Obama on Second Term: ‘I’d Like to Get as Much Stuff Done as Quickly as Possible’

In an interview last night with San Francisco’s local ABC affiliate, President Obama indicated that he hopes to use his second term to put as much of his agenda into action and to “get as much stuff done as quickly as possible.” “The American people don’t want us to spend all of our time thinking about elections,” he said. “They want us to do some work. Now is a good time for us to get some things done.” 

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