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"Let me start with a quick public service announcement for all the gentlemen out there: Today is Valentine's Day," Obama said as he opened his latest remarks on the payroll tax fight in Washington.
"Do not forget! I speak from experience here. It is important that you remember this. And go big -- that's my advice," he said, to laughter from his audience in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House.
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- President Barack Obama