U.S. President Barack Obama, center, smiles after delivering the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress as U.S. Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden, left, and House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, applaud at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Obama offered modest steps to chip away at the country's economic and social challenges in a State of the Union address that reflects the limits of his power to sway Congress. Photographer: Larry Downing/Pool via Bloomberg