President Obama named the economy and the extension of unemployment benefits as important goals during his first cabinet meeting of 2014. "As I’ve said before, this is going to be a year of action. We’ve seen the economy improve. We want to maximize the pace of our recovery, but most importantly, we want to make sure that every American is able to benefit from that recovery, that we’re not leaving anybody behind and everybody is getting a fair shot," Obama said Tuesday.

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