Obama’s First SOTU: ‘I Don’t Quit’

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January 27, 2010: Members of Congress, the Cabinet, and Supreme Court applaud as President Barack Obama enters the House Chamber to deliver his first State of the Union address.

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Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and others applaud.

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House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel smiles, possibly at Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano taking a snooze.

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First Lady Michelle Obama waves to the crowd.

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House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) (right) reacts to remarks from President Obama alongside Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) (center) and Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI).

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President Obama shakes hands with Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the conclusion of his State of the Union address.

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar greets President Obama as he leaves the House Chamber at the conclusion of his State of the Union address. Looking on are, from left, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.

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President Obama greets U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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House pages reach to shake hands with President Barack Obama as he leaves the House Chamber.

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President Obama kisses the First Lady in a holding room at the Capitol after delivering his first State of the Union address.

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