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Obama campaign has 2,700 State of the Union watch parties

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WASHINGTON--The Obama re-election team is using President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night as a massive organizing tool.

*To rally the troops, over the weekend, Obama previewed his State of the Union speech at, the campaign website--rather than
In that video, Obama talked about creating a U.S. "economy built to last," which morphed into "An America Built to Last," a central theme of the speech Tuesday night and a slogan you'll be hearing a lot in the days to come.

*Obama urged people to view the speech together; the campaign said Tuesday afternoon 2,700 local watch parties were planned across the country.

*The campaign sent reminder texts before the speech

*The campaign website is running a livestream of the speech.

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