Whose side are you on?

That's the question middle-class households are asking. And that's what President Obama needs to answer during his State of the Union address.

In Ohio and across the nation, people are anxious. They have a right to be. The previous administration's eight years of economic policies turned a solid budget surplus into a record budget deficit, shipped good-paying jobs overseas, and turned a blind eye when Americans lost their jobs, their health insurance, or their pensions. These failed policies encouraged big banks to run roughshod over consumers, breeding a mortgage crisis and financial meltdown that continues to reverberate throughout our nation.

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