Here's a selection of media stories on Friday:
- The Obama administration is considering a possible tax cut that would increase workers' take-home salaries and replace the payroll reduction policy which is set to expire at the end of this year, reports The Washington Post.
- Colin Powell, a retired four-star U.S. Army general perhaps best known for having served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, endorses Obama's bid for re-election. Source: CNN.
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