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Obama's State of the Union calls for a "rising, thriving middle class"

President Barack Obamis applauded by Vice President Joe Biden House Speaker John Boehner Capitol Hill WashingtTuesday Jan. 25 2011 while

President Barack Obama is applauded by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, while delivering his State of the Union address (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

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