CHICAGO (AFP) - President-elect Barack Obama was set Tuesday to promote swift action to revive the US economy, and appeal for sacrifice from voters and politicians alike, in his second press conference in as many days.

A day after naming his economic team and touting a plan to create 2.5 million jobs through an infrastructure spending spree, Obama was expected to detail plans to slash the federal budget at the 1700 GMT briefing here.

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