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Mark Kirk Reacts to President Obama's Congressional Address

Last night, President Barack Obama spoke before a joint session of Congress. He took the opportunity to express optimism and ask for support from lawmakers and citizens, whatever side of the aisle they sit on, but achieving unity could be tough. What's the Republicans' view of the President's speech last night? Congressman Mark Kirk of Illinois' 10th district joins us now for his reaction to yesterday's proclamations.

Music Button: Elliot Carter, "Variations for Orchestra", from the box set A Nonesuch Retrospective, (Nonesuch records)

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