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Deficit, Economy Worry Texans Ahead of State of Union Addressi
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February 09, 2013 2:59 AM
Texas is a state that has leaned Republican for the past few decades, and the so-called Lone Star State gave its 38 electoral votes to Republican candidate Mitt Romney in last year's presidential election. As President Barack Obama, a Democrat, prepares for his first State of the Union address since winning re-election, many Texas voters - both Democrats and Republicans - hope to see partisan bickering subside. VOA's Greg Flakus has more on the story from Tomball, Texas.

Deficit, Economy Worry Texans Ahead of State of Union Address

Published February 08, 2013

Texas is a state that has leaned Republican for the past few decades, and the so-called Lone Star State gave its 38 electoral votes to Republican candidate Mitt Romney in last year's presidential election. As President Barack Obama, a Democrat, prepares for his first State of the Union address since winning re-election, many Texas voters - both Democrats and Republicans - hope to see partisan bickering subside. VOA's Greg Flakus has more on the story from Tomball, Texas.


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