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Is the future bright for the US?

In his annual State of the Union address President Obama hinted at the political difficulties ahead.

He addressed Congress for the first time since Republicans seized control of the House of Representatives.

He appealed to Congress members to work together and declared that without more investment in education and employment there was little hope of meeting the challenge from India and China.

Mark Mardell reports.

  • 26 Jan 2011