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Burr in Obama’s saddle

RALEIGH — As the State of the Union address by President Barack Obama and the Republican response aptly demonstrated, the next two years are more likely to feature confrontation rather than conciliation in Washington.

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Did you watch or listen to the State of the Union Address?

President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address with Congress under Republican control was studded with veto threats. He defiantly unfurled an agenda on taxes, spending, social programs, energy and foreign policy notably at odds with Republican priorities. He did end with a plea for the two parties to "debate without demonizing one another" and find compromise where possible.

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