Obama urges increase in clean energy tax credits

President Barack Obama, center, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, greet members of the United States Armed Forces and their families as they host an Independence Day celebration on the White House's South Lawn, Sunday, July 4, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

July 9, 2010 6:46:14 PM PDT
Mixing policy and politics, President Barack Obama called on Congress Friday to expand a clean energy tax credit that could pay off in Nevada, where Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is struggling in his re-election campaign.