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Tonight, we turn the page: Obama

Tonight, we turn the page: Obama

India Blooms News Service | | 21 Jan 2015, 09:42 am
Washington, Jan 21 (IBNS): US President Barack Obama has said a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production have helped the country from rising out of recession.

"We are fifteen years into this new century.  Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world.  It has been, and still is, a hard time for many," Obama said in the State of the Union Address.

He said: "But tonight, we turn the page...At this moment – with a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production – we have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other nation on Earth.  It’s now up to us to choose who we want to be over the next fifteen years, and for decades to come."

He said his policies will continue to work.

"So the verdict is clear.  Middle-class economics works.  Expanding opportunity works.  And these policies will continue to work, as long as politics don’t get in the way.”
 

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