Economy Trumps All In Pres. Obama's State Of The Union 11:12
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President Barack Obama announced on Monday new government-wide initiatives to support military families, the day before the State of the Union address.  (AP)
President Barack Obama announced on Monday new government-wide initiatives to support military families, the day before the State of the Union address. (AP)

Addressing a demand for economic answers, President Barack Obama will try to convince the American people and a divided Congress that he has a vision for speeding up job creation, promoting spending on the core of his agenda but promising to rein in a growing, staggering debt.

His State of the Union address will reflect reality: The economy trumps all. But what do people across the country want to hear from the President? We ask some of the people we've interviewed this year what they'd like to hear President Obama mention in tonight's State of the Union address.

Guests:

♦  Diana Reimer, national coordinator for Tea Party Patriots
♦  Brian O'Shaughnessy, chair of Revere Copper Products, Inc., Rome, N.Y.
♦  Rep. Bruce Wheeler, a Democratic state legislator from Arizona
♦  Steve Zacher, operations manager the Glockmeister gun store in Arizona
♦  Rebekah Sanderlin, a journalist, wife and mother from Fayetteville, N.C.,
---who blogs about the lives of military families

This segment aired on January 25, 2011.

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