President Obama waves as he walks down the West Wing Colonnade of the White House on Feb. 12, 2013, ahead of State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill later that day. (Associated Press)

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President Obama waves as he walks down the West Wing Colonnade of the White House on Feb. 12, 2013, ahead of State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill later that day. (Associated Press)