President Obama Talks Middle-Class Tax Cuts with Mayors and Their Constituents

Today, President Obama held a conference call with a bipartisan group of mayors and community leaders from around the country to discuss preventing an income tax increase on middle-class families. Several of the mayors asked some of their constituents who had shared what a $2,000 tax increase next year would mean for their familes to join the call as well. 

Check out some photos and tweets from leaders who listened in from cities and towns nationwide below, or on Storify:

#MY2K: President Obama Talks Middle-Class Tax Cuts with Mayors and Their Constituents

President Obama held a conference call with a bipartisan group of mayors and community leaders to discuss the actions we need to take to keep our economy growing and prevent an income tax increase on middle class families. Mayors and constituents listened in from around the country, take a look.

Storified by The White House · Wed, Dec 12 2012 15:29:15

Stepping onto a conference call with @BarackObama to discuss the Fiscal Cliff and impact of #my2k on communities like South Bend.Pete Buttigieg
Talking to Pres Obama with MNs who shared #my2k stories on why we need to pass middle class tax relief now. http://pic.twitter.com/8P4XNFmCMayor R.T. Rybak
Conference call w/Pres Obama & community leaders on need to extend middle class tax cuts #MY2K http://fb.me/OUPpdpudChris Bollwage
Mayors, elected officials, community and religious leaders joined me for call from Pres Obama @CityOfWestland #my2k http://pic.twitter.com/R2HDD1seWilliam R. Wild
#my2k In Gary, IN on call with seniors, leaders and members of the middle class. We support Pres. Obama and balanced approach to budget.Karen Freeman Wilson
Hosting community members to listen to the local leaders call with President Barack Obama. #my2k http://pic.twitter.com/X0In76k8Judge Clay Jenkins
More than a dozen Avondale residents took part in a conference call from City Hall this morning to hear President... http://fb.me/1UxjeVb8ICity of Avondale, AZ
yfrog Photo : http://twitter.yfrog.com/oeepkeaoj Shared by MayorWallingYFrog
Flint's citizens on a call with President Obama call for a balanced approach to federal budget #My2K http://yfrog.com/oeepkeaojDayne Walling
@MayorLandrieu on call w/ Pres. @BarackObama discussing #my2k and importance of a strong #middleclass http://pic.twitter.com/A2tKOKNKMitch Landrieu
Great mtg/call today with President Obama, mayors and county officials to highlight the importance of protecting middle class tax cuts #My2KDavid Agnew
Today Mayor Barrett and local leaders joined Pres Obama in support of an extension of middle class tax cuts. #My2k http://pic.twitter.com/Qp3SW0jJMilwaukee IRD
Whitehouse
Just left a meeting w the President on protecting the middle class and making sure 98 percent of Americans don't... http://fb.me/1q4ZRnl4oBob Buckhorn
I was honored 2 spend AM with prez @barackobama at the White House. Do you support extending middle class tax cuts? Use #my2k 2 let him knowChris Coleman

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