WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, released by the White House as prepared for delivery:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this chamber that "the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress. ... It is my task," he said, "to report the state of the Union - to improve it is the task of us all."
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