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People and faces at the State of the Union

Updated 3:54 PM ET, Wed January 29, 2014
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Army Sgt.1st Class Cory Remsburg, who was wounded in Afghanistan and awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, acknowledges thunderous applause for him at U.S. Capitol during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. J. Scott Applewhite/AP
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wipes away tears during a standing ovation at the State of the Union address for Army Sgt. Cory Remsburg, who was severely wounded while serving in Afghanistan. Duckworth, herself, was also seriously wounded in Iraq while serving as a helicopter pilot. Larry Downing/Pool/Getty Images
House Speaker John Boehner looks on as President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address. Larry Downing/Getty Images
President Barack Obama, accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, greets lawmakers and guests following his State of the Union address at the Capitol. Charles Dharapak/AP
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh, from left, Chief of Naval Operations Jon Greenert, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp arrive for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. Larry Downing/Poo/AP
During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama urged Republicans to stop trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act that Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has helped implement. Susan Walsh/AP
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, head down, and Justice Stephen Breyer were among five members of the Supreme Court to attend the State of the Union address. Mike Theiler/UPI/Landov
Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, showed up at the State of the Union address with her left arm in a sling. Biden broke her wrist in a fall last week, the White House said. She'll wear a cast for about six weeks. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
The wage gap between men and women was highlighted in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. From left, Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Florida, Rep. Ileane Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minnesota, Rep. Julia Brownley, D-California, and Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Illinois. Charles Dharapak/AP