Unfulfilled promises from previous Obama speeches

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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 3:51 AM
Unfulfilled promises from previous Obama speeches

As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation Tuesday night, promises from his previous two State of the Union addresses remain unfulfilled. Here's a look at some of them:

2011:

_Make a tuition tax credit permanent.

_Eliminate billions in taxpayer dollars to oil companies.

_Overhaul immigration and education laws.

_Reform the tax code to eliminate loopholes and lower corporate rates.

2010:

_Meet monthly with congressional Democratic and Republican leaders.

_Overhaul immigration and education laws.

_Slash tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas, and give them to companies that create jobs in the U.S.