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State Of The Union: The Fluff And The Vague

Sara Newman, Hannah Maddans, Anna Sterling |
January 28, 2014 | 8:16 p.m. PST

So the State of the Union happened, and while President Obama covered a lot of ground, he didn't give a lot of details. Most importantly, the president left out some big topics that our news team felt left glaring holes in the speech.

Here's a recap of the top four issues Obama glossed over:



Many people felt the president's speech was direct, unapologetic and uplifting. Others felt he avoided talking about America's debt and the Middle East, and called his speech "hollow" and "safe."

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See Neon Tommy's Complete Coverage of the State of The Union Address 2014 here.

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Watch USC Annenberg Media's live State of the Union recap and analysis here.