President Obama answers your questions on middle-class taxes

If Congress doesn't act before the year is out, taxes for every single American will go up in 2013. For an average middle-class family of four, that could mean an extra $2,200 in taxes.

Americans are taking to Twitter to support President Obama and Democrats' plan to extend the middle-class tax cuts, and this afternoon, President Obama joined in. Over at the White House Twitter account, he answered a few questions about what's at stake, what he's doing in the fight to extend middle-class tax cuts—and what you can do to help. Check it out.

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