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Lights illuminate the The U.S. Capitol, which is covered in scaffolding for ongoing restoration of the Capitol dome, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Lights illuminate the The U.S. Capitol, which is covered in scaffolding for ongoing restoration of the Capitol dome, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Four things presidents talk about during State of the Union

Times change, but issues remain. These four themes have emerged during modern State of the Union addresses, no matter the president's party or the year. They each have had their own solutions, but the issues have remained largely unchanged.

Four things presidents talk about during State of the Union

Times change, but issues remain. These four themes have emerged during modern State of the Union addresses, no matter the president's party or the year. They each have had their own solutions, but the issues have remained largely unchanged.