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First lady Michelle Obama is applauded before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. Front row from left are Sgt. Sheena Adams, Nathaniel Pendelton, Cleopatra Cowley-Pendelton, Obama, Menchu Sanchez and Jill Biden. Second row from left are Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, Deb Carey, Tim Cook, Amanda McMillan, Lt. Brian Murphy, Marie Lopez Rogers, and Bradley Henning. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ORG XMIT: CAP117