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Patton Boggs Releases "State of the Union in 2014" Analysis

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patton Boggs today released "The State of the Union in 2014," a succinct yet substantial analysis of President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address to Congress and the nation, delivered the evening of Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

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"The State of the Union in 2014" details key agenda items and priorities for the remainder of the year, as laid out by the President in his fifth State of the Union address. These include efforts to expand equality of opportunity for all Americans, the possible veto of an Iran sanctions bill that would derail the negotiations underway to resolve what he referred to as "one of the leading security challenges of our time without the risk of war," and his intention to move more initiatives by Executive Order, where possible.

The analysis features insights from Patton Boggs attorneys and policy professionals representing both sides of the aisle, all of whom possess considerable experience in the Washington political arena. Patton Boggs publishes an extensive analysis following each presidential election and State of the Union address. The entire State of the Union analysis can be viewed and downloaded at no cost here.

On Thursday, January 30, Patton Boggs Public Policy Department Deputy Chair Kevin O'Neill will host a special edition of Capital Thinking, a live weekly radio program offering an in-depth and balanced look at issues in Washington, the legal arena and the business world. This week's show will provide a review of President Obama's State of the Union address and analysis of the initiatives outlined by the President. Listeners can tune into VoiceAmerica Business Network online Thursday at 12:00 p.m. ET to join Kevin and his guests.

For timely updates on significant domestic and international policy developments, visit the Patton Boggs Capital Thinking Blog. The firm's attorneys and policy professionals provide weekly highlights across several key issues and industry sectors, including health care, defense, financial services, energy and technology and communications. Access Patton Boggs' legal and political intelligence network at http://capitalthinking.pattonboggs.com/.

About Patton Boggs

Patton Boggs is a leader in public policy, litigation and business law. The firm's core practice areas are government relations and lobbying, administrative and regulatory, commercial and transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property and international law.

From offices in Washington DC, New York, New Jersey, Dallas, Denver and Anchorage, and internationally in Doha, Dubai, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, nearly 450 lawyers and professionals provide comprehensive, practical legal counsel to clients around the globe. For more information about the firm or its attorneys, visit www.pattonboggs.com.

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