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Republicans urge Obama to rethink tax increases

13 February 2013 Last updated at 05:22 GMT

President Obama has given his first State of the Union address since his re-election, focusing on rebuilding the American economy.

Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, delivered his party's official riposte.

The Florida senator urged President Obama to "abandon his obsession with raising taxes".