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Text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice-President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans:
We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world. It has been, and still is, a hard time for many.
But tonight, we turn the page.
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