Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Newtown Guests at State of the Union
By Ana Radelatwww.ctmirror.org
Washington—President Obama’s State of the Union Address to the nation tonight will have little that’s new, and instead focus mainly on themes the White House has promoted for months, if not years.
The president will focus on manufacturing, the need for better roads and bridges, clean energy and education in his prime-time address, a White House official said.
He will also call for “common sense” steps on immigration reform and gun control, seeking bipartisanship on those issues.
The violence in Newtown, which touched off Obama’s gun control campaign, will color his talk, as will the audience at the joint session of Congress.
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