Obama: Economic rescue will trump deficit fight (AP)

President-elect Barack Obama stands with Budget Director-designate Peter Orszag during a news conference in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)AP – The economy growing weaker, President-elect Barack Obama said Tuesday that recovery efforts will trump deficit concerns when he takes office in January. Yet he pledged a “page-by-page, line-by-line” budget review to root out unneeded spending.

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