Obama speech to set tone for next four years

US president's State of the Union address expected to focus on jobs, balancing the budget and trade.

    US President Barack Obama is preparing for his first State of the Union speech since being re-elected.

    Facing Republican opposition in Congress, Obama is expected to go on the offensive during his second term.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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