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January 30, 2014

Local Dems, GOP split on Obama's address

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“This year is not going to be much different than last year,” Meyer said.

Meyer said that while he appreciated some of the speech, including the touching tribute to a war hero, he did not present any new ideas and failed to apologize for the people whose health insurance policies have been canceled because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare.

CNN reported that 44 percent of respondents in a poll had a very positive response to the speech, down from 53 percent last year. About a third of respondents had a somewhat positive response, and 22 percent did not like it.

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