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state of the union address

Obama signaling campaign themes tonight

WASHINGTON - His Republican opponents got their chance last night. Now it is President Obama’s turn.

Tonight’s State of the Union address gives the president a chance to steal the spotlight from the fractious Republicans and turn it toward his rallying call for economic and tax fairness. In doing so, Obama will seek to project his vision for government’s role in incubating a new prosperity for future generations.

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