US President Barack Obama (C) shares a beer with Suzanne Woods (R) and Jennifer Klanac (L) during at Ziggy's Pub and Restaurant Amherst, Ohio, July 5, 2012, during an unannounced visit while on a bus tour of Ohio and Pennslyvania.

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It’s that time of year when elected officials, political junkies and the national press corps tune their antennae toward Capitol Hill for the State of the Union Address and opposition-party response. The Constitution requires the President to tell Congress where the country stands; more than 40 years of political tradition empower the

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Every Fourth of July, we flaunt Uncle Sam hats, wave our flag, and watch fireworks shoot sparks into the night sky. But many never even stop to ask the question, “Why does America salute the red, white and blue?”