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Republican, Democrat SOTU Seatmates React To Obama

On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address of his four-year term. It largely focused on growing the nation's economy. Host Michel Martin talks with two members of Congress who sat next to each other during the address: Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., and Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif.
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Valerie Jarrett Explains Obama On Economy, Energy

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation with White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett. A day after the State of the Union speech, Jarrett says President Obama's focus is not on politics. She also addresses criticism Obama has faced over the national debt and high unemployment rates.
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Will Backing Of Anti-Immigration Movement's 'Dark Lord' Haunt Romney?

Maybe you've never heard of Kris Kobach. But some immigration advocacy groups say an endorsement from the Kansas secretary of state is going to cost Mitt Romney the Hispanic vote and — should Romney become the Republican nominee — the general election.
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Valerie Jarrett: Obama's SOTU A Call To Action

Host Michel Martin speaks with White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett about President Obama's State of the Union speech. Jarrett discusses job loss and growth, and says America is moving in the right direction when it comes to combating unemployment.
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Poll: Romney Has Large Lead Among Florida Hispanic Voters

That Romney is doing better with Florida Latinos even though he has a more hard line position on undocumented workers than Gingrich underscores how the issue of immigration is more nuanced in the Sunshine State than elsewhere.

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