Details of the president’s annual speech to Congress came under harsh fire from members of the Inland region’s Republican delegation./AP
BY BEN GOAD
Published: 24 January 2012 09:18 PM
WASHINGTON — The central initiatives laid out in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night seem tailored to address Inland Southern California’s largest problems: unemployment and the home foreclosure crisis.
Yet the details of his plan raised concerns from some area officials and came under harsh fire from members of the region’s predominantly Republican congressional delegation, signaling a contentious election year in Washington and a tough road ahead for the president’s agenda.
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