President Obama's 2013 State of the Union

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address (February 12, 2013)

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Tonight President Obama outlined his plan for a thriving middle class and a strong America.

"Together, we have cleared away the rubble of crisis," he said, "and we can say with renewed confidence that the State of our Union is stronger."

The President described a strategy that will make the United States a magnet for jobs and manufacturing, equip every American with the skills they need to do those jobs, and ensuring that hard work leads to a decent living -- through investments manufacturing, clean energy, infrastructure, and education.

He asked Congress to send him legislation to reform immigration, combat climate change, increase the minimum wage, and reduce gun violence.

To make sure you get the most out of the State of the Union, we put together an enhanced broadcast with charts, infographics, and important statistics. Watch that here:

You can read President Obama's full remarks here. Or you can listen to the audio here:

We're also introducing new tool you can use to dig in to the President's speech, line by line, and tell us what resonates with you and matters for your community. It's called the Citizens Response. Check it out here

And if you want to dig into the Enhanced State of the Union, you can check out our slide deck here:


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