State of the Union 2013 February 12, 2013: Legacy, political calendar frame President Barack Obama’s State of the Union

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PRESIDENT OBAMA — STATE OF THE UNION 2013:

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Legacy, political calendar frame Obama’s State of the Union

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the House Democratic Issues Conference in Lansdowne, Virginia, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the House Democratic Issues Conference in Lansdowne, Virginia, February 7, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

President Barack Obama will give his State of the Union address on Tuesday with one eye on the political calendar as time ticks down on his bid to advance an agenda that will help shape his White House legacy.

Just three months after winning re-election on November 6, the Democratic president has a narrow window to push through policy priorities on the economy, immigration reform, and gun control….READ MORE

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