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During the President’s State of the Union Address, thousands of Americans shared their live reactions on Twitter with #SOTU. Below are some of the tweets from state and local elected officials sharing their thoughts during the address.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
@AGSchneiderman: Would like to thank @whitehouse@TheJusticeDeptfor creating a joint investigation to bring justice for victims of the mortgage crisis #SOTU
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon
@LtGovSimon: At a time when we need inspiration, President Obama supplied it. I'm ready to get to work and grow a state and nation that's #builttolast.
Colorado State Representative Mark Ferrandino
@MarkFerrandino: Great speech Pres @BarackObama, lays out a great vision for moving country forward. He is right, working together we can accomplish anything
Arizona State Representative Anna Tovar
@RepAnnaTovar: As a cancer survivor, thank u! @WHLive-will not go back to when health ins co had unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny coverage #SOTU
Maine State Representative Sharon Treat
@SharonTreat: Love the Veterans Jobs Corp idea Prez Obama just announced. My vet dad wanted in his obit the GI bill that helped him after WWII. #SOTU
New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera
@NYSenatorRivera: Great #SOTU& very proud of @AGSchneiderman who will lead mortgage fraud unit & hold banks accountable for foreclosure crisis @WhiteHouse
Arizona State Representative Chad Campbell
@repcampbell: A tax code that favors companies who create and keep jobs in America! That is an idea all should embrace! #SOTU#jobs
Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown
@ltgovbrown: Pres. Obama won't settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do well and a growing number barely get by. #SOTU
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker
@CountyExecBaker: We're following the President Obama's blueprint for an economy "built to last" by focusing on economic development in Prince George's #SOTU
Check out the President's Blueprint for an American Built to Last, view the enhanced version of the speech with charts and graphs and find out more about the 2012 State of the Union.