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Latest News Wires Obama will pivot back to jobs in State of the Union

President Barack Obama is expected to readdress job creation and the economy in his State of the Union address Tuesday, speaking on how improvements to education, clean energy production, and reducing the deficit could lead to economic growth.

By Julie PaceAP White House Correspondent / February 9, 2013

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President Barack Obama will focus his State of the Union address on boosting job creation and economic growth at a time of high unemployment, underscoring the degree to which the economy could threaten his ability to pursue second-term priorities such as gun control, immigration policy and climate change.