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Obama's Jan. 23, 2012 week ahead: State of the Union, swing state tour

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Jan. 23, 2012 week ahead

On Monday, the President will welcome the six-time Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins to the White House to honor the team and their 2011 Stanley Cup victory. Continuing his tradition of recognizing sports teams for their work off the ice, President Obama will highlight the Boston Bruins Foundation which has raised and donated more than $7 million to various charitable organizations in the six New England states.

On Tuesday evening, the President will deliver his State of the Union Address at 9:00 PM EST. The First Lady will attend.

Following the President's State of the Union address, he will begin a five-state, three-day swing across the country. On Wednesday, the President will begin his trip with an event in the Cedar Rapids area, followed by an event in the Phoenix area. He will then travel to Las Vegas where he will spend the night.

On Thursday, the President will hold events in the Las Vegas area and the Denver area before traveling to Detroit that evening where he will spend the night.

On Friday, the President will hold an event in the Detroit area before returning to Washington, D.C.

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