President Barack Obama sits with Marcus Wesby and other preschool student during his visit to Powell Elementary School in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington on Tuesday. Obama visited the school to talk about his 2015 budget proposal. Powell elementary has seen rapid growth in recent years and serves a predominantly Hispanic student body. Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray, who greeted Obama at the school, recently directed $20 million to Powell for a planned modernization and addition.
President Barack Obama sits with Marcus Wesby and other preschool student during his visit to Powell Elementary School in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington on Tuesday. Obama visited the school to talk about his 2015 budget proposal. Powell elementary has seen rapid growth in recent years and serves a predominantly Hispanic student body. Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray, who greeted Obama at the school, recently directed $20 million to Powell for a planned modernization and addition.
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published Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes of creating jobs and narrowing the income gap between rich and poor.

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