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State delegation less than excited at Obama vision

January 21, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON -- Several members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Tuesday that President Barack Obama promised a vision for the country in his State of the Union speech that they had heard before.

Obama's speech largely focused on the middle class while touching on infrastructure, civil rights, immigration, cybersecurity and foreign policy.

"We have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other nation on Earth. It's now up to us to choose who we want to be over the next 15 years and for decades to come," Obama said. "Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we commit ourselves to an economy that generates rising incomes and chances for everyone who makes the effort?"

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