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Monday, January 24, 2011

Obama’s State Of Union Speech, And Budget-cutting Vote Loom In Washington

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. (AP)

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. (AP)

The buzz at the White House is that President Obama is going to use the word “confidence” a lot in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, as he tacks towards the political center.

Hours before the speech Republicans will vote to cut the federal budget to 2008 levels, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said yesterday that he wouldn’t rule out cutting items such as cancer research.

We speak with Rick Klein, senior Washington editor for ABC World News, and host of the ABC News political webcast “Top Line.


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