2014 State of the Union address

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President Obama smiles

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President Obama smiles as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Reporters gather in Statuary Hall

TV reporters and crews prepare in Statuary Hall before President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Willie Robertson and Paul Ryan

"Duck Dynasty" TV star Willie Robertson, center, and his wife, Korie, pose for a picture with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., before President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Republican bunch

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, right, is followed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Whip John Cornyn to the front of the chamber before President Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Vice President Biden and Speaker Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio adjusts Vice President Joe Biden's lapels before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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First lady gives two thumbs up

First lady Michelle Obama gives two thumbs up to U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, injured while serving in Afghanistan, as she arrives prior to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives prior to President Obama's State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Sen. Cruz and Rep. Gohmert

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, arrive for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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Kathleen Sebelius

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius arrives before President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Rep. Gowdy and Sen. Scott

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., arrive for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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Boston Marathon survivors Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman

Boston Marathon survivors Carlos Arredondo, left, and Jeff Bauman wait for President Barack Obama to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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President's motorcade arrives at Capitol

The motorcade carrying President Barack Obama arrives at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Majority Leader Reid and Sen. Schumer

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, of Nev., left, talks with Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., before President Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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Sens. Rubio, Gillibrand and McCain

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., wait for President Obama to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Secretary of State Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives for President Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is at left.

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President Obama arrives at Capitol

President Barack Obama is greeted as he arrives for his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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First Lady Michelle Obama waves

First Lady Michelle Obama waves from her box before President Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28.

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President Obama shakes hands with Speaker Boehner

President Obama shakes hands with Speaker of the House John Boehner as Vice President Joe Biden looks on, before Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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President Obama takes the podium

President Barack Obama takes the podium to give his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday Jan. 28. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio, are behind the president.

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Vice President Biden applauds

Vice President Joe Biden applauds and Speaker of the House John Boehner looks on as President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 28, 2014.

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Speech on TV

A television shows the State of the Union speech live inside the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Obama gestures during speech

President Obama gestures as he delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Looking back on the crowd

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address in front of Congress on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Chief of Staff McDonough and Secretary of State Kerry applaud President Obama

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, right, and Secretary of State John Kerry, second from right, applaud President Obama as he delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.  

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Secretaries Hagel, Lew and Kerry

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, center, and Secretary of State John Kerry applaud following the end of President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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President Obama salutes Army Ranger Cory Remsburg

U.S. President Barack Obama salutes U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, injured while serving in Afghanistan, during a standing ovation during Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.  

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Army Ranger Cory Remsburg gives a thumbs up

U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, injured while serving in Afghanistan, gives a thumbs up during the standing ovation for him after President Obama recognized him during the State of Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.   

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Rep. Duckworth wipes tears away

Rep. Tammy Duckworth wipes tears from her eyes during a standing ovation for U.S. Army Ranger Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, injured while serving in Afghanistan, who was a guest in first lady Michelle Obama's box during President Obama's State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 28.   

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House Minority Leader Pelosi and President Obama

House Minority Leader Sen. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to President Obama after he delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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President Obama greets Justice Ginsberg

President Obama, right, greets Supreme Court Justice Ruther Bader Ginsberg after delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.    

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President Obama talks with members of Congress

President Obama talks with members of Congress as he departs after delivering his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 28.   

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