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1996 State of the Union Address

When Bill Clinton declared that "the era of big government is over," he was referring to the Democrats' midterm congressional losses in 1994. It also signaled Clinton's shift to the center ahead of his reelection campaign that November. The speech demonstrated the importance of reelection year State of the Union addresses.Watch the entire 1996 address here.Joe Marquette/AFP/Getty Images