As it happened: Obama's State of the Union address

Key points

  • President Barack Obama has delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress and a television audience of millions
  • Mr Obama pledged to bypass the fractured Congress to address economic inequality
  • Republicans Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Mike Lee and Rand Paul offered responses
  • All times Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)

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Reporting:

  • Daniel Nasaw 
  • Taylor Kate Brown 

Last updated 29 January 2014

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