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State of the union 2014

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Current Event January 29, 2014

State of the Union 2014


President Obama laid out a sweeping agenda in his State of the Union address. He called for a "year of action" on many important government changes. He told Congress he wants to raise the minimum wage, extend unemployment, fix immigration laws and ensure equal pay for women. Listen to this story for a short wrap-up of the one hour speech and then discuss with your class.

US History II Civics/Government US History I

Story Length: 4:50

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AIR DATE: 01/29/2014


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