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Today on Meet the Press President Obama explicitly rejected the frame that both parties are equally to blame for the ongoing budget negotiations, saying: “The only thing I would caution against, David, is, I think this notion of ‘well, both sides are just kind of unwilling to cooperate.’ And that’s just not true.” He said he will not let Congress balance the budget on the backs of seniors, and that he has already offered Republicans deals “so fair that a lot of Democrats get mad at me.” Has he protected hardworking families’ interests well in the ‘fiscal cliff’ negotiations?