State of the Union: Full text of President Obama's address

"'It is my task to report the State of the Union — to improve it is the task of us all."

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013.
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The following are President Obama's prepared remarks for the State of the Union address:

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:

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