“My only agenda for the next two years is the same as the one I’ve had since the day I swore an oath on the steps of this Capitol: to do what I believe is best for America. If you share the broad vision I outlined tonight, join me in the work at hand,” he continued.
“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,” Obama began. “It has been, and still is, a hard time for many. But tonight, we turn the page.”
“a breakthrough year for America” that saw the fastest job growth since 1999 and the end of the US combat mission in Afghanistan.
“The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong,” Obama said.
President Obama Said in his stay of the union speech tonight.