Political Headlines January 11, 2013: President Barack Obama to Deliver State of the Union on February 12





Obama to Deliver State of the Union on February 12

Source: ABC News Radio, 1-11-13

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address on Feb. 12, before a joint session of Congress. The president on Friday accepted the annual invitation from the House speaker to do so.

In his invitation to President Obama, Speaker of the House John Boehner said the American people expect those in Washington to work together toward meaningful solutions to the country’s problems.

“Our nation continues to face immense challenges,” Boehner wrote, “and the American people expect us to work together in the new year to find meaningful solutions. This will require a willingness to seek common ground as well as presidential leadership.

“For that reason, the Congress and the Nation would welcome an opportunity to hear your plan and specific solutions for addressing America’s great challenges,” he said….READ MORE

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