State of The Union: Focus On Economy

State of The Union: Focus On Economy
President Obama is expected to focus on jobs and personal income in tonight's State of The Union address.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) Tonight’s State of The Union address won’t be much of a surprise.

President Obama has been touring the country pitching his ideas to help the middle class, so we already have a pretty good idea what he’ll say and how Republicans will respond.

Foreign policy is expected to take a back seat to what Americans are really concerned about right now: Their jobs and their money.

Mr. Obama is expected to pitch tax credits, paid sick days, faster internet and free community college to help the middle class, paid for with $300 billion dollars in tax increases on the rich.

Republicans, meanwhile, say they’re listening to the president for signs of compromise.

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