Reuters with early excerpts from US President’s Obama State of the Union address due tonight US time:

  • Obama to say in state of the union address “tonight we turn the page” on recession, wars
  • Obama to say economic growth, booming energy production give u.s. the chance to reshape economy
  • To say effort to combat Islamic state militants will take time, “but we will succeed”; calls on congress to pass resolution authorizing use of military force
  • To say American leadership in Iraq and Syria is stopping advance of Islamic state militants
  • Obama to urge congress to pass cyber legislation; says if we don’t act, US economy will be “vulnerable”