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US President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on January 20, 2015, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on January 20, 2015, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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Sen. Joni Ernst, a freshman Iowa Republican, delivered the GOP's official response to President Obama's address. (Associated Press)

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US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner wait for the start of the State of The Union address by US President Barack Obama on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, waits for the start of the State of The Union address by US President Barack Obama on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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In a demographic shift, the millennial generation is expected to outnumber the baby boom generation this year. One implications of such a change is that more people from differing generations are likely to work together. This August 2013 photo shows Brad Karsh of JB Training Solutions speaking to a group of generation X'ers at a manufacturing company in Chicago. Some people generalize that baby boomers are workaholics, Gen Xers demand a work-life balance, and millennials are masters of technology and have high, high expectations. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Illustration on accusations of racism against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by Alexander hunter/The Washington Times

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President Barack Obama delivers the State of Union address before a joint session of Congress in the House chamber Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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President Obama wants to raise taxes on wealthier families by about $320 billion over 10 years, by raising the top rate on capital gains taxes to 28 percent and eliminating a tax loophole for trust funds. Mr. Obama also will propose charging a new fee on big banks. (Associated Press)

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"Black Lives Matter" protesters crashed a Martin Luther King Jr. march in St. Louis on Monday, "reclaiming" what they say is King's more radical legacy. (Vine/KoranAddo)

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A Chevy Chase, Md., home was vandalized with a racial epithet Monday, police said. (Montgomery County Police Department)

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Fear and Rage: The Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West has been staging demonstrations against immigration from countries with large Muslim populations. Its numbers are growing, and its protests are spreading. (Associated Press)

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The incredible box office success of "American Sniper" is credited to the power of the middle class — something both Republicans and Democrats do not overlook. (Warner Brothers)

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Legislation banning the "dismemberment" of a fetus is being pitched as a game changer because it could outlaw an entire type of abortion procedure, pro-life activists said. (Associated Press)

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"My father's approach to the most brutal and unambiguous social injustices during the civil rights struggle was rooted in nonviolence as a morally and tactically correct response," said Martin Luther King III. (Associated Press)

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In this undated photo provided by the family, Aileen Dannelley holds her baby, Savannah, at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill. The one month old baby is being treated with methadone for withdrawal while she and her mother both fight addiction to powerful prescription painkillers. The number of U.S. babies born with signs of opiate drug withdrawal has tripled over a decade because of a surge in the use of illegal narcotics and powerful prescription painkillers among pregnant women, researchers say. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Men hold a banner during a gathering at the Trocadero place, in Paris, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 to protest against extremist Islamic group Boko Haram after a large-scale attack in Baga, where as many as 2,000 people were massacred in a raid on January 7, 2015. Cameroon, Chad and Niger have launched a regional bid to combat the Boko Haram. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Buell Theater in Denver, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Cosby, 77, is facing sexual assault accusations from at least 15 women, with some of the claims dating back decades. He has denied the allegations through his attorney and has never been charged with a crime. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)